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1dCraig Custance

Custance: Explaining Forsberg's Calder snub

Why did Filip Forsberg get left off the list of Calder Trophy finalists? Craig Custance analyzes the snub, and answers mailbag questions.

5hJim Morris, Special to ESPN.com

W2W4: Canucks at Flames, Game 6

The Flames are looking to move to the next round, while the Canucks are desperate to force a Game 7.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Breaking down the Senators' Game 5 win (1:07)

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2dFrom the NHL

Calder Trophy finalists: Ekblad, Gaudreau, Stone

Florida's Aaron Ekblad, Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau and Ottawa's Mark Stone are the finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded to the top rookie.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Breaking down the Capitals' Game 5 (0:30)


Stanley Cup Playoffs Highlights

Canucks stay alive with Game 5 win (0:57)


Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Ducks close out Jets (1:08)



Levy and Melrose: Stanley Cup playoffs are the best (2:21)



Canucks at Flames, 9 p.m. (Flames lead 3-2)

The Canucks saved their season with a Game 5 win, helped along by over 40 shots, the 6th time the Flames allowed that this season. Calgary will try to get more traffic in front of Vancouver goalie Ryan Miller. Follow live

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Goals galore in Preds-Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews scored and the 2 teams have tallied 5 goals before spending 15 minutes on the ice. Nashville has the 3-2 advantage in the game but Chicago has the 3-2 edge in the series. Follow live

Final: Red Wings 4, Lightning 0

Petr Mrazek was fantastic not letting anything past him and saving 28 shots. Detroit now has a 3-2 edge in the series. Game 6 is Monday night. Box score


Pucks keep finding the net in Chicago

Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling gave up 3 goals (2 by James Neal and 1 by Matt Cullen) in the first 12 minutes and was called to the bench to be replaced by Corey Crawford. Patrick Sharp scored for Chicago, which has a 3-2 series edge. Follow live

Detroit's Datsyuk brings lead to three

Pavel Datsyuk scores his third goal of the series and forces the Lightning to pull their goalie with about three minutes left in the third. Series is tied at 2. Follow live

Preds convert on power play

James Neal scores for the second time in the first period here to give the Preds a 2-0 lead over the Blackhawks, as they try to avoid elimination. Follow live

Capuano: Isles respect Caps but no fear

After beating Washington 3-1 today and forcing a Game 7 Islanders coach Jack Capuano said, "We just keep coming. We’re not going away."

Predators on the attack early

James Neal needed just over a minute before lighting the lamp in Chicago. Preds lead 1-0 but the Blackhawks have a 3-2 edge in the series. Follow live

Red Wings 2, Lightning 0 after two

Detroit has the 19-14 shot edge and heads into the break with the lead in Game 5. However, this score is the same as it was at this point in Game 4 (where Tampa Bay eventually won in overtime). The series is even at 2. Follow live


Red Wings score take 2-0 lead

Drew Miller gets his first goal of this season's playoffs off a wide open rebound to extend Detroit's advantage over Tampa Bay in Game 5. Follow live


Lightning without a shot for over 20 min

Tampa Bay went without a shot on net for over 20 minutes, so it's not a surprise that the Red Wings have the lead. The series is tied 2-2. Follow live


Red Wings score late in the first

With less than 30 seconds to go before the first break, Detroit passed around until Riley Sheahan scored on a one-timer. The Red Wings lead the Lightning 1-0 and the series is tied at 2. Follow live


Scraping in Tampa

The Red Wings and Lightning got into in in the first period of Game 5. Goalie Ben Bishop ended up getting knocked down but looks to be OK. Game is scoreless and series is tied. Follow live

Red Wings at Lightning, 6 ET (Tied 2-2)

Tyler Johnson, at only 5-foot-9, is the top scorer in the series with 4 goals and 5 points. His Lightning are looking to take command of the series at home. Follow live

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Final: Islanders 3, Capitals 1

The Islanders rode an emotional Nassau Coliseum crowd to get the win. Washington is now 0-4 in Game 6s with a shot to close out a series in the Alex Ovechkin era. Game 7 is Monday in Washington. Box score


#RockTheRed @washcaps

Islanders ice the puck, followed by a huge collision between Orpik and Nelson. Faceoff next to Halak, 2:49 left in the 3rd. #CapsIsles