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Avalanche down Oilers 4-2 to take 3-0 stranglehold on Western Conference final

Avalanche down Oilers 4-2 to take 3-0 stranglehold on Western Conference final

EDMONTON — Evan Bouchard's bullet shot on a power play with under eight minutes to go in regulation clanked off Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz's right post.
Fratello chosen for Chuck Daly achievement award

Fratello chosen for Chuck Daly achievement award

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chuck Daly loved to shop and about 20 years ago, he dragged his friend Mike Fratello to a clothing store. Daly noticed a blue blazer with vertical stripes and told Fratello he had to buy it for himself. Fratello questioned why.
Rocket roll past T-Birds to tie AHL Eastern Conference final 1-1

Rocket roll past T-Birds to tie AHL Eastern Conference final 1-1

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Laval Rocket played the perfect road game Saturday for 57 minutes before the Springfield Thunderbirds went to work and won Game 1 of the American Hockey League Eastern Conference final 2-1 in overtime.
Logano beats Busch in overtime at Gateway

Logano beats Busch in overtime at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Joey Logano jockeyed for the lead with Kyle Busch in overtime, got around him for good just before the white flag flew and cruised to the victory Sunday in the NASCAR Cup Series debut at World Wide Technology Raceway.
Awesome Aussie: Lee wins U.S. Women's Open, record $1.8M

Awesome Aussie: Lee wins U.S. Women's Open, record $1.8M

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — The awesome Aussie would not be denied. Minjee Lee won the U.S. Women’s Open by four strokes over Mina Harigae at Pine Needles on Sunday to earn $1.8 million, the largest payout in the history of women’s golf.
Minus suspended Kane, relaxed Oilers facing elimination: 'No pressure on our end'

Minus suspended Kane, relaxed Oilers facing elimination: 'No pressure on our end'

EDMONTON — Zach Hyman was up big in a playoff series last spring. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens know what happened next.
Snyder ends his tenure as Jazz coach after 8 seasons

Snyder ends his tenure as Jazz coach after 8 seasons

Quin Snyder guided the Utah Jazz to six consecutive playoff appearances, was an NBA coach of the year finalist just last season and won nearly 60% of his games with the franchise. And he’s decided that was enough.
Palat scores late, Lightning beat Rangers 3-2 in Game 3

Palat scores late, Lightning beat Rangers 3-2 in Game 3

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ondrej Palat scored with 42 seconds left and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday to cut their deficit in the Eastern Conference finals to 2-1.
Gausman and defence struggle early as Blue Jays fall 8-6 to Twins

Gausman and defence struggle early as Blue Jays fall 8-6 to Twins

TORONTO — Blue Jays starter Kevin Gausman judged the rubber-match loss to the Minnesota Twins as his worst outing of the season.
Bulldogs unleash offence to tie OHL final series with Spitfires

Bulldogs unleash offence to tie OHL final series with Spitfires

HAMILTON — Avery Hayes had two goals and two assists as the Hamilton Bulldogs held on to win Game 2 of the Ontario Hockey League final 5-4 over the Windsor Spitfires on Sunday.