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Tuesday's Sports Transactions

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHLPA-Named Glenn Healy director of player affairs.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Named Ryan Walter assistant coach.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Named Jeff Truitt coach.

ECHL

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Sent D Gerard Miller to Las Vegas to complete an earlier trade.

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World Junior Roundup: USA Wins Group, Finland Still Perfect, Latvia Nabs Historic Victory

USA has clinched top spot in Group B, Finland will battle for the top spot in Group A against Canada and Latvia managed to record its first preliminary round game ever during the penultimate day of round-robin action at the World Junior Championship.

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Latvia is the Little Team that Could at World Juniors

Latvia pulled off a major upset at the World Junior Championship, beating Czechia to advance to the quarterfinal for the first time ever. And they weren't even supposed to be in the tournament, either, creating the ultimate feel-good story.

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NHL Hot Seat Radar: Dallas Stars

Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn are Dallas' highest-paid players, but are both on the decline. They'll need a quick turnaround in 2022-23 if the Stars are going to see any success.