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HOCKEY

CJ Smith produced 92 points in two seasons with the Austin Bruins nearly a decade ago. The Des Moines native has since had a solid professional career, playing 15 games in the NHL and winning the American Hockey League title this season with the Chicago Wolves, the top minor-league affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes.
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The 25-year-old Fiala is fresh off the best season of his career in which he scored 33 goals, 52 assists, and 85 points.
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Colorado denied Tampa Bay's bid of completing a three-peat as Stanley Cup champion.
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Tampa Bay, which survived an elimination game for the third time this postseason, still trails 3-2 in the best-of-seven series

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The Avalanche lead the series 3-2 with Game 6 at Tampa Bay on Sunday night
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Colorado goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 37 saves, 16 of them in the first period, and assisted on the game-winning goal
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This is a good sign that Dewar will be a regular in the NHL when next season rolls around
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Tamps Bay responds after a 7-0 drubbing last game to claim eighth consecutive home win
While Kendall Hanley breaks barriers as a female hockey official, Sarah Fuller continues to be a pillar for equity in women's sports.
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Colorado leads the series 2-0 with Game 3 set for Tampa Bay on Monday night

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The Lightning also lost the first game of their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers before eventually prevailing
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In overtime, a shot by Colorado's J.T. Compher was blocked. The rebound came to Nichushkin, and he passed it through the slot to Burakovsky, who buried the puck into the open side of the net to win it
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Game 6 is Saturday in Tampa.

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