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Canada reigns: Sunday notes

At Worlds, the surprising win over the Czechs turned out to be the only surprise the United States had: We’re No. 4. Frankie Vatrano scored both goals in a 7-2 loss to Russia for the bronze. The good

Bears up 2-0/Why is it always Canada?: Saturday notes

The Bears have held serve at home, and now it’s up to the Marlies to do the same up in Toronto. Carter Camper scored at 9:09 of overtime to give the Bears a 3-2 win Saturday and a 2-0 series lead.

Bears win 1: Friday notes

Shots on goal tell little sometimes. This did not feel (and admittedly, I’m saying that with divided attention from afar) like a low-event Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, but shots were very

U.S. advances/Paul departs

Keith Kinkaid stopped three of three in the shootout, Auston Matthews had the only tally in the bonus round, and the U.S. moves on to the semis at the World Championship with a 2-1 win over the Czech

Czechs next: Worlds notes

At Worlds, the United States got to overtime with help from a Brock Nelson power-play goal, which was just enough to sneak through to the quarterfinals. And that was all they did; Tomas Marcinko

Bears move on: Sunday notes

In a Game 7 that made for great theater, Hershey has its first best-of-7 series win since 2010. Travis Boyd came out from Casey DeSmith’s right and wristed one upstairs 10:57 into overtime to give the

Reign on/Devils to distance: Saturday notes

Ontario’s through, Albany has forced a Game 7, and another Game 7 will, if necessary, move. Start in Toronto, where the Devils beat the Marlies 4-1 to force a deciding game Monday night. Albany was

At least one Game 7: Friday notes

Game 7 in Hershey on Sunday at 5: the Penguins won decisively tonight at home behind five points from captain Tom Kostopoulos, who a dozen years ago was a key piece of the first Penguins team to beat

Teams on the brink: Thursday notes

We interrupt lacrosse to note that we’re as little as 120 minutes away from Hershey-Toronto. Tonight in Albany, two more power-play goals helped the Marlies build a lead in a 5-1 win at Albany, taking

Hammer, Tucson, Mavs, carousel: Tuesday notes

The big news from the Big Club’s breakup day was that Travis Hamonic rescinded his trade request. Glad to hear things are going well back home. The AHL Board of Governors conditionally approved Tucson