All-Star F Connor McDavid won’t need surgery for the injury he suffered in the Oilers’ season finale April 6 against the Flames. McDavid, 22, a candidate for league MVP after he matched a careerhigh with 41 goals and set a new career-best with 116 points despite the Oilers missing the playoffs for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons, was diagnosed with a minor tear of the PCL in his left knee. He’s expected to be ready for the start of Oilers training camp in September . ... Hilary Knight and Kelly Pannek each scored twice and goaltender Alex Rigsby made 11 saves to lead four-time defending champ U.S. to an 8-0 win over Russia in the semifinals of the women’s world championship in Espoo, Finland. The U.S. will face Finland in Sunday’s title game. The tournament host beat Canada in the other semifinal . ... Parker Mackay had a goal and an assist, Hunter Shepard stopped 18 shots and Minnesota Duluth won its second straight national title, beating UMass 3-0 at the Frozen Four in Buffalo, N.Y. The Bulldogs also won the title in 2011.