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Canucks fighting for their lives

The Canucks and Flames are battling like their playoffs lives depend on it.

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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.

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

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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.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

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

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Highlights

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

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Ducks close out Jets (1:08)

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

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Blackhawks win Game 6, take series
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After goals galore in the first period (three apiece), the scoring slowed and Chicago's Duncan Keith got the game-winner with 3:48 left in regulation. Keith notched three points in eliminating the Predators. Box score

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Keith from way downtown

Think long-range shots are just for Stephen Curry and basketball players? Nope. Duncan Keith scored from the blue line to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 lead late in the third. Chicago leads Nashville 3-2 in the series. Follow live

After two: Canucks 4, Flames 3

Vancouver is looking to avoid elimination tonight and has been successful through 40 minutes despite being outshot 20-16. Follow live

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Blackhawks with the first break in the third period. Bartley called for hooking. Shaw kept that possession alive.

Flames tie it up
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Needing a win to stay alive, the Canucks have let a 2-goal lead slip away. Johnny Gaudreau scored his 2nd goal of the series and it's a 3-3 game in the second period in Calgary. Follow live

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Blackhawks have been better defensively over the last period and a half. Crawford has faced nine shots in 28:44.

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The Blackhwaks and Predators remain tied after two periods. No goals in the second period. Hawks up 23-21 in shots on goal.

Flames get on board
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Calgary changed goalies from Jonas Hiller to Karri Ramo after falling behind. The Flames finally got on the board late in the first and are down 3-1. The Canucks are looking to avoid elimination tonight. Follow live

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Canucks take 3-0 lead

Vancouver is putting it on the Flames with three goals so far in the first period. Calgary is looking to end the series tonight. Follow live

Canucks score first

Brandon McMillan scored once in the regular season but got a goal tonight in Game 6. The Flames have a 3-2 series lead. Follow live

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

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Final: Red Wings 4, Lightning 0
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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

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Pucks keep finding the net in Chicago
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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

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Detroit's Datsyuk brings lead to three
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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

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Preds convert on power play
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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

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Capuano: Isles respect Caps but no fear
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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."

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Predators on the attack early
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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

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