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TORONTO -- Henrik Lundqvist has been scratched from Swedens opener against the Russians at the World Cup of Hockey on Sunday. Adidas Ultra Boost 2018 .A Team Sweden spokesman says Lundqvist is sick.Jacob Markstrom led the Swedes onto the ice for warmups, with Jhonas Enroth serving as backup goaltender.Lundqvist has struggled in preparation for the World Cup of Hockey. The 34-year-old took a puck to the ribs earlier this month and in two pre-tournament appearances posted a 4.49 goals-against average and a .778 save percentage.The New York Rangers goalie was pulled from Wednesdays game after allowing five goals on 22 shots in a 6-2 loss to Team Europe. Ultra Boost On Sale . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Cheap Ultra Boost Shoes . -- New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis is retiring after a 16-year career to become the goalie coach for the Los Angeles Galaxy. http://www.cheapultraboostshoes.com/ . -- Quarterback Will Finch threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, and Yannick Harou rushed in two scores as the No. Serena Williams had a record-setting win on route to the US Open quarterfinals, but sister Venus Williams?fell to Karolina Pliskova in a third-set tiebreak.Top-seeded Serena took out Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2, 6-3 in one hour and eight minutes. She will now face 2014 French Open runner-up Simona Halep, who eliminated No. 11 Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 7-5.Serenas victory gives her 308 match wins in Grand Slam match victories in tennis Open era, one more than Roger Federer for the all-time lead.Federer cant increase his total until next season, because he is sitting out the US Open and the rest of 2016 due to problems with his surgically repaired left knee.Its a huge number. I think its very significant actually. I think its something that, you know, just really talks about the length of my career, in particular, Williams said. Ive been playing for a really long time, but also, you know, given that consistency up there. Thats something that Im really proud of. ?Williams is 308-42 at major tournaments, an .880 winning percentage, and is now three more wins from her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, which would break a tie with Steffi Graf for the most in the Open era, which started in 1968.Serena was asked whether she or Federer would wind up retiring with more.I dont know. Well see, she said. Hopefully well both keep going. I know I plan on it. I know he does. So well see.Early in the day, Venus had gone from down and out to a point from victory, then back down again. In the end, she couldnt quite get past a woman a dozen years younger.She failed to convert a match point and lost 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3) to 10th-seeded Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the fourth round, despite vociferous support from the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd down the stretch.I really played the perfect point there, Venus said about heer chance to end things while up 5-4 and Pliskova serving at 30-40, and she managed to stay alive. Cheap Ultra Boost China. At 36, Venus?would have been the oldest woman to reach the quarterfinals at any major since Martina Navratilova was 37 at Wimbledon in 1994. She made it that far at Flushing Meadows a year ago, before losing to her younger sister.Pliskova managed, just barely, to make it to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at age 24. Until this tournament, she never had been past the third round in 17 appearances at majors.I was prepared that Im going to play Venus -- its going to be tough, because all the people are cheering for her, said Pliskova, who leads the tour in aces in 2016 and produced eight in this match.It took her a while to finish off this one, despite going up an early break in the third set and leading 4-2.Just as it seemed she would run away with it, Venus turned things around enough to go up 5-4 and hold a match point.But Pliskova erased that with a swinging forehand volley -- the sort of shot Venus loves to hit -- and followed it up with another aggressive forehand winner.Then Pliskova broke to lead 6-5 and served for the match, getting three chances to close it at 40-love. After Pliskova frittered away one with a double-fault, Venus steeled herself and stepped up, smacking a volley winner, cross-court backhand winner and two forehand winners to break back for 6-all.To be honest, Pliskova said, it was really difficult ... when I lost my serve.Pliskova will face?Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh, who reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by upsetting No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-4.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.? Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '