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Raptors expecting 'dogfight' tonight

TORONTO—Raptors' coach Dwane Casey expects Game 6 in Milwaukee to be a 48-minute dogfight tonight as Toronto looks to close out its first-round playoff series against the young, athletic Bucks.

“Our No. 1 thing [tonight] is to go in with a warrior's mentality,” Casey told reporters after practice yesterday.

"And not go in, get hit with a punch, and say 'OK, we've got Game 7.'

Canucks name new coach

VANCOUVER—A chat towards the end of his playing career planted a seed in Travis Green's mind.

The veteran centre already had thought about staying in hockey after retirement when a conversation with Paul Maurice, then his head coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs, really got him thinking.

Stuck beaver freed

HAMILTON—A fat beaver that got stuck in a fence in an Ontario city has been freed by the soapy hands of a municipal employee.

The City of Hamilton said an animal services officer went to a home around noon on Tuesday, where she found a beaver—carrying excess fat from hibernation—wedged between two metal bars.