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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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Bettman: No expansion yet; $500M fee reasonable

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reports nothing definitive on potential expansion, though he does have a specific ownership fee of roughly $500 million in mind.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

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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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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It's good to be the King
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Rangers and Mariners fans have seen the careers of their respective Kings -- Henrik Lundqvist in New York and Felix Hernandez in Seattle -- follow a similar trajectory.

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Rangers advance with minimal offense
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The Rangers are just the 3rd team in NHL history to score 2 or fewer goals in each of their 4 wins of a playoff series. The Maple Leafs did so twice: In the 1999 first round against the Flyers, and the 1945 Stanley Cup finals against the Red Wings.

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Final: Wild 4, Blues 1
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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

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

Wild, Blues tied at 1 after one

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

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