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Afternoon jam: Holtby dominant vs. Rangers

Rangers at Capitals – Game 2 – 12:30 ET (WSH leads series, 1-0)

* Capitals: 1-5 on power play in Game 1; 2-25 (8.0 pct) on power play in 4 total games vs NYR this season (reg. season & playoffs)

* Braden Holtby (WSH): has allowed 2 goals or less in 6 of 8 career playoff games vs Rangers (4-4, 1.80 GAA, .935 save pct in those 8 games)

* Alex Ovechkin (WSH): 60 points (31 G, 29 A) in 52 career playoff games; tied for 2nd in career playoff points in Capitals history (with Mike Ridley)

* Rangers: 4-41 (9.8 pct) on power play over last 11 games dating back to end of regular season (0-3 in Game 1 Thursday)

* Rangers: have allowed 15 goals in their last 4 playoff games dating back to last season (lost all 4)

Career Playoff Points Leaders, Washington Capitals History (thru 5-3)

Pts

Dale Hunter 72 (25 G, 47 A)

>>Alex Ovechkin 60 (31 G, 29 A)

Mike Ridley 60 (19 G, 41 A)

Peter Bondra 56 (30 G, 26 A)

Michal Pivonka 55 (19 G, 36 A)

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Maple Leafs at Bruins – Game 2 – 7 ET (BOS leads series, 1-0)

* Bruins: 13-1 in last 14 playoff games vs Maple Leafs (dating back to 1969)

* Bruins: won last 6 home games vs Maple Leafs (reg. season & playoffs); last home loss to TOR was March 31, 2011

* David Krejci (BOS): had 3 points (1 G, 2 A) in Game 1 win; had just 2 points (1 G, 1 A) in 4 regular season games vs TOR this season

* Maple Leafs: have won 4 of last 6 playoff series in which they LOST Game 1

* Maple Leafs: 4-16 series record all-time when falling behind 2-0 in a best-of-7 series (last series win after trailing 2-0 in a best-of-7 series: 1993 Divisional Semifinals vs DET)

Ducks at Red Wings – Game 3 – 7:30 ET (Series tied, 1-1)

* Ducks: 5-8 all-time in playoff games at Red Wings (lost last 2)

* Ducks: have allowed 21 goals in last 6 playoff games vs Red Wings (2-4 record in those games)

* Red Wings: 4-10 (40.0 pct) on power play in first 2 games of series; 7-21 (33.3 pct) on power play in 5 total games vs ANA this season (reg. season & playoffs)

* Henrik Zetterberg (DET): 103 career playoff points; 1 shy of tying Alex Delvecchio for 5th in points in Red Wings playoff history

Career Playoff Points Leaders, Detroit Red Wings History (thru 5-3)

Pts

Steve Yzerman 185 (70 G, 115 A)

Nicklas Lidstrom 183 (54 G, 129 A)

Sergei Fedorov 163 (50 G, 113 A)

Gordie Howe 158 (67 G, 91 A)

Alex Delvecchio 104 (35 G, 69 A)

Henrik Zetterberg 103 (51 G, 52 A)

Blues at Kings – Game 3 – 10:00 ET (STL leads series, 2-0)

* All 3 previous Blues-Kings best-of-7 playoff series have ended in sweeps (STL wins in 1969 & 1998; LA win in 2012)

* Kings: scored 2 goals in first 2 games of series; scored 4 goals or more in all 3 regular season meetings vs STL in 2012-13 (14 total goals in 3 reg. season games)

* Jeff Carter (LA): 0 points, -2 rating in first 2 games of series; had 4 points (3 G, 1 A), +3 rating in 3 games vs STL during regular season (led LA in goals during regular season with 26)

* Brian Elliott (STL): 0.90 GAA, .966 save pct (2 GA on 50 SA in 133:26 played) in first 2 games of series; had 3.30 GAA, .854 save pct in Conference Semifinal loss to LA last postseason

* Blues: 3-13 in last 16 road playoff games dating back to 2002 postseason (were 2-2 on road in 2012 postseason)