Sport in short: Ice hockey

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IN THE second international challenge warm-up match before Britain travel to the world championships at the end of the month, Britain beat Metallurg Cherepovets, of St Petersburg, Russia, 5-2 at Streatham last night to complete a double, which began with a 5-3 win at Basingstoke on Tuesday night.

NHL: NY Islanders 4 Philadelphia 2; NY Rangers 4 LA Kings 3; Pittsburgh 3 Boston 2; Winnipeg 4 Tampa Bay 2; Washington 3 Toronto 1; Minnesota 4 San Jose 2; Vancouver 7 New Jersey 2.