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Powers: Goalie change jump-starts Hawks' rally

The Blackhawks came back from an early scare to bounce the Predators and move to the second round.

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Flames rally big to win series clincher (0:55)

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Mrazek stops Lightning to put them on the brink (0:56)

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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.

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

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

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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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Ducks: Opponent in Western Conference semifinals will be the Flames, who won series over Canucks 4-2

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How about the 4 Stanley Cup Playoff games today? Liveliest atmosphere in all of sports. From fan to player, nothing beats hockey community.

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No better story in the NHL this year than Calgary. Analytics are important. No one should ignore that data. But the will of an athlete...

Flames beat Canucks, take series in 6

Never leading until late in the third, Calgary had the lead when it mattered and piled on late to win 7-4. The series win is Calgary's first since 2004. Box score

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Flames take first lead of the game

Matt Stajan scores his first ever playoff goal and Calgary takes its first lead of the game with just over 4 minutes left in regulation. The Canucks had a three-goal lead earlier. Flames have a 3-2 series lead. Follow live

Flames even things up in third

Great puck movement led to Jiri Hudler tapping the puck in the net and tying the game at 4. The Canucks are looking to avoid elimination tonight in Game 6. Follow live

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

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

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