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  • New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) NHL: Rangers top Penguins for fourth straight win
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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Washington Huskies guard Andrew Andrews (12) pulls down a rebound with Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma (35) at right, as the University of Utah Utes host the Washington Huskies, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday February 10, 2016. Utah basketball: Chris Reyes brings boost off bench
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 9,1966, file photo, Clarence Campbell, center, president of the National Hockey League, shakes hands with George Flaherty, of San Francisco, left, and Gordon Ritz, of Minneapolis-St. Paul, after they were awarded franchises in the league at a meeting in New York. Fifty years ago this week, the owners of the so-called Original Six unanimously approved doubling in size by awarding franchises to Los Angeles, San Francisco/Oakland, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Minneapolis/St. Paul. No other pro sports league had ever doubled its amount of teams, but the gamble proved to be one of the most important decisions in hockey history. (AP Photo/File) NHL: Expansion of league in ’67 proved successful
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