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The Daily Hilario: The Zus Rises

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As the Golden Generation of Slovak hockey slowly peters out, these are the goals that will be remembered.

Facing elimination, game 5, double overtime, following an absolutely horrendous showing in game 4, Handzuš jumps on the ice to take the face-off instead of the shaken-up Andrew Shaw.  He doesn't win the draw, but the Hawks stay strong, battle, and force the turnover in the neutral zone.  Brandon "the Manchild" Saad makes the pass.  Zus stays calm - he is 37 after all and has seen everything - a simple move to the backhand and an easy finish above Quick's left shoulder.  Horn.  Lights.  Chelsea Dagger.

If you ever though about giving NHL hockey a go as a spectator sport, game 5 between the Blackhawks and the Kings is where you should start.  What a game.  What a win.  I admit I feared the worst after the Kings took the 4-3 lead.  But now it's onto game 6.  The comeback is on like Donkey Kong.

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FOOTBALL (all times BST):
15.00:  Euro U19 Qualifying, Group 1, 2nd vs. 1st:  Ukraine U19 vs. England U19
16.15:  Toulon Tournament, Group A, 3rd vs. 5th:  China U21 vs. Mexico U21
18.00:  International Friendly:  Cameroon vs. Paraguay
18.30:  Toulon Tournament, Group A, 2nd vs. 1st:  France U21 vs. Portugal U21
01.00 (next day):  International Friendly:  Honduras vs. Turkey

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