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Carey Price turned in a marquee performance wHen it mattered most

Carey Price turned in a marquee performance when it mattered most, stopping 30 shots to help the underdog Montreal Canadiens upset the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 7 on Monday. Montreal came all the way back from a 3-1 series deficit. They never trailed after Game 4. Brendan Gallagher opened the scoring for Montreal 3:02 into the second period, beating Jack …

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Avalanche made quick work of Vegas with their speed, beating the Golden Knights 7-1 on Sunday night in a skirmish-filled Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.

The book on Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche: They’re extremely speedy. An overlooked chapter in that book: They can turn physical, too, when push comes to shove. MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each scored twice and the well-rested Avalanche made quick work of Vegas with their speed, beating the Golden Knights 7-1 on Sunday night …

Avalanche made quick work of Vegas with their speed, beating the Golden Knights 7-1 on Sunday night in a skirmish-filled Game 1 of their second-round playoff series. Read More »

Green Bay Packers have begun to explore adding quarterbacks to their roster for OTAs and training camp amid uncertainty with star signal-caller Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers have begun to explore adding quarterbacks to their roster for OTAs and training camp amid uncertainty with star signal-caller Aaron Rodgers, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst acknowledged last week Green Bay would need to sign quarterbacks for the offseason after not drafting one, but a source told Schefter that the …

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Auston Matthews scored twice to raise his NHL-leading goal total to 38

Auston Matthews scored twice to raise his NHL-leading goal total to 38 as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 on Saturday for their fifth straight win. Adam Brooks, Alex Galchenyuk and Joe Thornton also scored for Toronto. Mitch Marner had two assists and Jack Campbell stopped 26 shots for the North Division’s …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 49 points, Khris Middleton had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks edged Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets 117-114 on Sunday.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 49 points, Khris Middleton had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks edged Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets 117-114 on Sunday. Antetokounmpo also had eight rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots. He went 21 for 36 from the field, helping Milwaukee overcome a terrific performance by Durant. The …

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 49 points, Khris Middleton had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks edged Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets 117-114 on Sunday. Read More »

Emily Cave has special gifts for late husband’s teammatesBy Faceoffsports

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Emily Cave will have special gifts waiting for players when the Edmonton Oilers wrap up training camp. She will be in attendance Saturday when Edmonton concludes camp with an intrasquad scrimmage, paying tribute to her late husband, Oilers forward Colby Cave. He died in April after suffering a brain bleed. Emily won’t …

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Penguins star Crosby misses practice with undisclosed issue. Faceoffsports

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby did not practice on Sunday, a day after leaving a team scrimmage with an undisclosed health issue. The team captain and two-time NHL MVP scored during an organized scrimmage on Saturday. Head coach Mike Sullivan declined to offer specifics on what happened to Crosby in the immediate aftermath, saying he …

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Kobe Bryant championship ring given to his father to be auctioned offBy Faceoffsports

Kobe Bryant championship ring given to his father to be auctioned offBy   When the Lakers won their first title of the Kobe Bryant/Shaquille O’Neal era in 2000, Kobe paid for two extra full-sized championship rings to be made. He gave one ring to his father, Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, and one to his mother, Pamela. …

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Mike McCarthy: Aldon Smith “bigger and stronger” than he was with 49ers

Robert Quinn, playing opposite DeMarcus Lawrence, led the Cowboys in sacks last season with 11.5. Quinn signed with the Bears in free agency, leaving a hole. The Cowboys have filled it by signing Aldon Smith while hoping NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reinstates Randy Gregory. Goodell recently gave Smith the approval to return from his suspension. Smith, 30, was as …

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