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Jokinen scores as Hurricanes take series lead over Bruins

Jokinen scores as Hurricanes take series lead over Bruins

Hurricanes 3 Bruins 2RALEIGH, N.C. — Tied after regulation in a key playoff game, the Carolina Hurricanes were in need of a timely goal. That meant it was Jussi Jokinen’s time to shine.
Penguins get vital Game 3 victory

Penguins get vital Game 3 victory

Pittsburgh 3 Washington 2PITTSBURGH — On a night the Pittsburgh Penguins felt satisfied to limit Alex Ovechkin to one goal, they needed 3 1/2 periods and a huge disparity in shots and power plays before figuring out how to beat the Washington Capitals and whiz kid goalie Simeon Varlamov.
Canucks look to take command of series in Chicago with victory Thursday

Canucks look to take command of series in Chicago with victory Thursday

Defenceman Mattias Ohlund and the Vancouver Canucks might have finally figured out how to shut down the Chicago Blackhawks.
Winnipeg fans hope NHL Coyote woes lead to more teams in Canada

Winnipeg fans hope NHL Coyote woes lead to more teams in Canada

Winnipeg hockey fans, whose hearts were ripped out when their beloved Jets became the Phoenix Coyotes over a decade ago, are crossing their fingers in hopes the financially strapped NHL franchise could be returning to Canada.

‘Canes hope to come up smelling like LaRose

Chad LaRose tried to beat up six-foot-nine Boston defenceman Zdeno Chara a few months ago, but that didn’t quite work.

Riggers aiming for the top

By the time the Red Deer Riggers have everyone in camp, they’ll have a deep lineup that can challenge for top spot in the Sunburst Baseball League this season.
Sports briefs - May 6

Sports briefs - May 6

Nicole Cossey led a 13-member Red Deer Catalina Swim contingent by winning a gold and two silver medals in the Edmonton Keyano International meet during the weekend.
James scores 34 points as Cavs ground Hawks

James scores 34 points as Cavs ground Hawks

Alone under his basket, LeBron James braced himself for Atlanta’s onslaught.

Penguins’ goal: Stop Ovechkin, start Malkin

Evgeni Malkin stepped into the Pittsburgh Penguins’ practice rink dressing room, spotted a large group of reporters forming a faceoff circle around his seat and quickly scooted into an adjacent off-limits area without taking any questions.
Canada gears for quarter-finals

Canada gears for quarter-finals

Dan Hamhuis has enough experience at the IIHF World Hockey Championship to know how easily things can go wrong.