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Preds 1 win from first Stanley Cup Final

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NASVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain is day to day with an upper-body injury.

They still have Pekka Rinne in net.

And the Predators have a chance at history on their own ice, a win away from the first Stanley Cup Final berth in the franchise history.

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Penguins rout Sens 7-0 to grab 3-2 lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it "getting to our game."

It means he wants his team to attack opponents with speed, aggression and a dash of responsibility.

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Preds: Johansen had compartment syndrome

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have confirmed center Ryan Johansen needed emergency surgery because of an acute compartment syndrome in his left thigh.

General manager David Poile detailed Johansen's condition in a statement Sunday, two days after Nashville announced the top scorer's season had been ended by a thigh injury after Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. Poile said rapid diagnosis and treatment was critical to prevent complications.

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Sweden beats Canada 2-1 to win worlds

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) Telling himself to stay calm, Henrik Lundqvist stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout and Sweden dethroned two-time defending champion Canada to win the world hockey championship 2-1 on Sunday night.

Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored shootout goals for the Swedes to win their first title since 2013 and prevent Canada from a three-peat.

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Ducks' Getzlaf fined for anti-gay slur

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.

The NHL announced the fine several hours before Game 5 of the series in Anaheim. Getzlaf, the Ducks' leading scorer in the postseason, expressed a measure of remorse after the Ducks' 3-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.

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Sharks F Ward undergoes shoulder surgery

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward had surgery on his injured right shoulder and is expected to be completely healed for the start of next season.

Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said Friday that Ward had dealt with a minor shoulder injury during the season and recently opted for surgery instead of rehab.

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Russia beats Finland for 3rd at worlds

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) Nikita Kucherov sealed a 5-3 win for Russia in the bronze medal match against Finland at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday.

Nikita Gusev scored twice and quick-fire goals from Vladimir Tkachyov (short-handed) and Bogdan Kiselevich put the Russians in command.

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2018 Games head: We'll work with NHL

LONDON (AP) The head of the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee said Thursday that the NHL isn't being "greedy" preventing hockey stars going to the 2018 Games and he was willing to be flexible to meet its demands.

Organizing committee president Lee Hee-beom told The Associated Press on Thursday that "we are ready to cooperate." Lee says he's doesn't know what the NHL's conditions are "but whatever they ask - if it is acceptable for us - we will do our best."

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Isles hire AHL's Richardson as assistant

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders have hired Luke Richardson as an assistant coach on Doug Weight's staff.

The team announced the hire on Thursday and confirmed that assistant Bob Corkum won't be back.

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Coyotes name Sullivan assistant GM

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have named former player Steve Sullivan as an assistant to general manager John Chayka.

Sullivan will serve as GM for the Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL and oversee the Coyotes' amateur player development staff, according to news release Thursday.

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