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St. Louis Blues' Magnus Paajarvi (56) is swarmed with his teammates after scoring the game-winning goal during overtime in Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. St. Louis won 4-3. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
April 23, 2017 - 1:55 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues were reveling in their Game 5 win at Minnesota to clinch the first-round series when coach Mike Yeo was greeted by a familiar face in the office inside the visiting team locker room. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, who fired him just down the hall a...
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April 23, 2017 - 1:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage. Clinton was an unannounced panelist, there to discuss the scourge of elephant...
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Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29) celebrates with teammate Drake Caggiula (36) after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Saturday, April 22, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
April 23, 2017 - 1:19 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Edmonton Oilers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 3-1 victory in Game 6 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Draisaitl and Slepyshev each...
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Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29) celebrates with teammate Drake Caggiula (36) after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Saturday, April 22, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
April 23, 2017 - 1:16 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Edmonton Oilers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 3-1 victory in Game 6 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Draisaitl and Slepyshev each...
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New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a second goal during the second period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 23, 2017 - 12:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With his team trailing after a lackluster effort in the first 20 minutes, Mats Zuccarello came through in the second period to help the New York Rangers get a big series-clinching win. Zuccarello scored twice and the Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday...
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New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a second goal during the second period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 22, 2017 - 11:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Derek Stepan also scored and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots to help New York get past the first...
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St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen reaches out to block the puck next to Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle (3) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Saturday, April 22, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
April 22, 2017 - 8:37 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota had the upper hand on St. Louis for most of this series, controlling the play for periods at a time. With goalie Jake Allen as their guide and coach Mike Yeo on their side, though, the Blues sure had the right formula for beating the Wild in the playoffs. Magnus...
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St. Louis Blues' goalie Jake Allen (34) tries to block the shot of Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker (16) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Saturday, April 22, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
April 22, 2017 - 7:16 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild in the first round following the best season in franchise history. The Blues advanced to play...
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The Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews (34), Connor Brown (12) and others leave the ice after their overtime loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 5 in an NHL Stanley Cup hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 22, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Babcock didn't say goodbye to Verizon Center. He said see you soon. The highest paid coach in the NHL has a Stanley Cup ring and has been around the block a few times. He knows his Toronto Maple Leafs aren't out of their first-round series against the Washington Capitals...
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This Thursday, April 20, 2017 photo provided by Strategy PR shows director Kathryn Bigelow at the Tribeca Film Festival Virtual Arcade in New York. On Friday, the Oscar-winning director premiered her first VR experience, “The Protectors: Walk in the Rangers’ Shoes,” an 8-minute, 360-degree plunge into the lives of the Garamba National Park rangers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. National Geographic will release the film May 1 on the VR app Within, and on YouTube and Facebook360 the following week. (Kathryn Bigelow/Strategy PR via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 8:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline curiosities would lead her to virtual reality. The Oscar-winning director on Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival premiered her first VR experience, "The...
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