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Strang: Rangers too much for Penguins

They needed overtime to do it, but the Rangers pushed past the Penguins into the second round of the playoffs.

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Rapid Reaction: Wild 4, Blues 1

The Wild have a chance to finish off the Blues on Sunday after racing to a 4-1 win in Game 5.

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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.

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

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Grantland Features: 'Knuckles vs. Numbers'

Hockey's advanced-analytics movement has called for the extinction of the enforcer. We take a look at the fate of the NHL's brawlers, and their fight to remain a part of the league.

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

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Final: Wild 4, Blues 1

Devan Dubnyk protected the net with 36 saves and Minnesota lit the lamp 4 times in a pivotal Game 5. The Wild take a 3-2 series lead over the Blues. Box score

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Burst of goals for Minnesota
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Shortly after Chris Stewart got the puck over to Nino Niederreiter for a goal, the Wild scored again on a power play. St. Louis is watching the game slip away, down 3-1 in the 2nd period. Follow live

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Wild, Blues tied at 1 after one
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St. Louis is dominating in shots (12-3) but both the Wild and the Blues got one in net. The series is even at 2. Follow live

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Great play Dom Moore to win that puck away, set up Hagelin for the winning goal. If you categorized "well-earned assists" that would be one

Hagelin scores in OT, Rangers move on
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Carl Hagelin nailed the game-winner and New York wins the game 2-1 and takes the series over the Penguins 4-1. Box score

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Scandella evens things up
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Just as the Blues get an advantage the Wild's Marco Scandella evens things up, and this game (much like the series) is even. Follow live

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Vladimir Tarasenko scores again
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No Blues player has ever scored six goals in a six-game playoff series but Tarasenko tallies his sixth to give the Blues a 1-0 lead. Oh, and it's only Game 5. Follow live

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Senators avoid elimination

Ottawa seemed fired up in Montreal, taking Game 5 by a score of 5-1. The Canadiens lead the series 3-2 but the series will go to Ottawa for Game 6. Box score

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Rangers, Penguins head to overtime

Three periods and 64 shots weren't enough to settle this game as they're heading to OT in NYC. Follow live

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Sens score again
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Erik Condra scored on a breakaway goal, which gives Ottawa a 4-1 lead with a little over five minutes to go. It looks like the Senators will avoid elimination against the Canadiens tonight. Follow live

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Clarke MacArthur out for game
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The Senators winger won't return for the rest of the game. The Sens have a 3-1 lead in the third. Follow live

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No more 0 for Ottawa
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Tom Gilbert breaks up the shutout with a goal for the Canadiens. Senators lead 3-1 in the third period. Follow live

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Senators have big lead
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Craig Anderson has been stellar through two periods with 26 saves. Ottawa leads the Canadiens 3-0 in Game 5. Follow live

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Rangers, Pens even after two

The Penguins evened things up at one and ESPN's Barry Melrose says Pittsburgh "is showing a lot of character.” New York has a 3-1 series advantage. Follow live

Pens even things up with reviewed goal

It needed to be reviewed, but Nick Spaling's first goal since Feb. 15 stood, tying the game 1-1. The Rangers have a 3-1 series lead. Follow live

Ottawa takes 3-goal lead

The Senators increased their lead in the 2nd period with an Erik Karlsson power-play goal, his first of the series. The Sens are looking to avoid elimination in Montreal. Follow live

Fleury fights off Rangers on power play

Marc-Andre Fleury has been fantastic in the 2nd period. He has 21 saves in the game, but the Penguins are down 1-0 in an elimination game against the Rangers. Follow live

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