Indian boxers after reaching the final of the Asian-O

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OTTAWA, Ontario -- For a team playing its third game in four nights, the Minnesota Wild looked plenty fresh on Sunday night -- even in overtime.Matt Dumba scored late in the extra session and Darcy Kuemper stopped 35 shots, helping Minnesota beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1.The Wild were coming off a 3-2 loss to Philadelphia on Saturday after beating Pittsburgh on Thursday.Its not the end of the world to play back-to-backs, and I thought we held on and did a good job, Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said.Ryan Suter scored a short-handed goal in the first period and Kuemper helped the Wild kill off three early power plays.Were not a team that wants to get behind 3-0, so getting those three kills and getting out of the first period with a lead was really important for us Id say, Boudreau said.Craig Anderson made 40 saves and was again solid for the Senators, who got a goal from Kyle Turris 5:06 into the third period. Ottawa has 11 goals over its last eight games and are 1 for 24 on the power play.I love the way were playing, were giving ourselves a chance to win by being there at the end, Anderson said. The positive out of not scoring right now is that even though guys might be showing some frustration, theyre still doing their jobs on the defensive side of the puck which is allowing us to get points and give ourselves an opportunity to be in each game.Despite their hectic schedule of late, the Wild controlled much of the action with Ottawa looking disorganized for most of the night.We had all kinds of scoring chances, but we just cant find the back of the net, Senators coach Guy Boucher said. Its a matter of creating the same chances and then having some go in and youre able to relax and not grip the stick so tight.Turris finally got Ottawa on the board when he beat Kuemper far stick-side with a wrist shot.Bouchers decision to dress seven defenseman worked out when Marc Methot left after the first period with a lower-body injury and did not return. Boucher said after the game that Ottawa knew Methot was dealing with an issue, which is why the Senators used an extra defender.Suter scored late in the first and Ottawa continued to struggle in the second, leaving Anderson to keep the team in the game. He made huge saves on Nino Niederreiter and Erik Staal to keep it 1-0.The Senators had four power-play opportunities and struggled to create offense, a common refrain for the team as of late.The Wild made the Senators power play look even worse when they scored short-handed. Staal got off a shot and Suter was there for the rebound.Game notes LW Matt Puempel was a late healthy scratch for the Senators. ... Minnesota LW Zach Parise (lower body) missed his sixth straight game. C Joel Eriksson and D Nate Prosser were a healthy scratch.UP NEXTWild: Host Calgary on Tuesday night.Senators: Play at Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Nike Flyknit Shoes Outlet . The 26-year-old Ireland striker, who has four goals this season, has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with his new club. Nike Flyknit Cheap China . Wilson hit Schenn from behind during Tuesday nights game in Philadelphia, earning a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct. He has a phone hearing with the department of player safety, which limits any potential suspension to five or fewer games. http://www.nikeflyknitclearance.com/ .Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have placed centre Cody Hodgson on injured reserve and recalled two players from their AHL affiliate in Rochester. Cheap Nike Flyknit Shoes . -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. Nike Flyknit Shoes Clearance . PETERSBURG, Fla. The three-member Indian boxing team has been given a tough draw in their respective categories at the Olympics in Rio.Shiva Thapa (56kg), Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Vikas Krishan (75kg) would be representing India at the Olympics this year.Of the three, Vikas is the only one to get a seeding - 7th - but none of them managed to secure a first-round bye.Vikas, a former Asian games gold-medallist and World Championships bronze-medallist, will be up against 18-year-old American Charles Conwell in his opening bout on August 10.Shiva will square off against sixth seed Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba on August 9. Ramirez was the flyweight Olympic champion in 2012.Ramirez and Shiva, who is also a World Championships bronze-medallist, had faced each other in the 2010 Youth Olympics final in which the Cuban had emerged triumphant.Manoj, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, will open his campaign on August 10 against Lithuanias former Youth Olympics gold-medallist Evaldas Petrauskas. Petrauskas had won a lightweight bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics.Boxing has fetched two bronze medals for India in the Olympics so far. The first came through Vijender Singh (75kg) in 2008. M C Mary Kom (51kg) added the second in 2012 when womens boxing made its Olympic debut. This time, none of the Indian women boxers could qualify for the Games.During the 2012 Olympics in London, Shiva, then 18, had becoome the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics and returned home with a forgettable first round-round loss to Oscar Valdez.ddddddddddddHe was the first to qualify for Rio among Indian boxers after reaching the final of the Asian-Oceania Olympic qualifying event in the Chinese city of Qianan in April.Shiva has an Olympic medal at the youth level as he won a silver in the 54kg weight category in 2010.Like Shiva, Vikas is ranked 6th in the world rankings.Vikas endured a controversial exit from the London Games when his pre-quarterfinal win over American Errol Spence was overturned after a video review.He took a break from the sport after that and came back to become an Asian silver-medallist. Vikas faltered twice at the 2015 World Championship and then the Asia-Oceania qualifiers before finally making the cut from the World Olympic qualifying tournament in Baku about a month before the big event.In the same event, Manoj also made the semi-finals to ensure qualification.The 29-year-old is the senior-most among the trio.Manoj had lost 20-16 to local lad Thomas Stalker, also a New Delhi Commonwealth Games champion, in his pre-quarterfinal bout four years ago.Boxing gets underway at the Riocentro Pavilion 6 in Barra da Tijuca on Saturday. ' ' '

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