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In The Crease: Caps put Blue Jackets on brink of elimination.

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Backstrom's OT deflection gives Caps series lead.

Nicklas Backstrom gets a piece of Dmitry Orlov's shot from the point to propel Washington 4-3 in overtime and put Columbus on the brink of elimination at 3-2 in the series.

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Maple Leafs

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Van Riemsdyk's goal chases Rask.

Mitch Marner sets up James van Riemsdyk, who roofs a goal that ends Tuukka Rask's night and keeps the Maple Leafs alive in the series.

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Checking in on the chocolate sculpture of Marc-Andre Fleury at the Bellagio.

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Golden Knights

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Every gift shop in Las Vegas has Vegas Golden Knights gear front and center.

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Golden Knights

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The Las Vegas Strip is patiently waiting for the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs to start.

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Maple Leafs

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Brown bats puck out of the air for Leafs' first goal.

Auston Matthews' wraparound attempt stays in the air and is whacked into the net by Connor Brown to open the scoring for Toronto.

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Capitals

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Backstrom's OT deflection gives Caps series lead.

Nicklas Backstrom gets a piece of Dmitry Orlov's shot from the point to propel Washington 4-3 in overtime and put Columbus on the brink of elimination at 3-2 in the series.

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Lightning

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Kucherov scores from the point as Lightning advance.

Cory Schneider gets screened in front and can't locate Nikita Kucherov's shot for a goal in Tampa Bay's 3-1 win to take the series 4-1 from New Jersey.

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Avalanche

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Andrighetto's late goal keeps Avs in series.

Pekka Rinne saves J.T. Compher's shot, but Sven Andrighetto buries the rebound in Colorado's 2-1 win to cut Nashville's series lead to 3-2.

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ESPN senior hockey writer Greg Wyshynski previews Saturday night's NHL action, including two potential elimination games, the our Stanley Cup In 60.

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Jets

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Jets advance as Trouba scores 31 seconds into game.

Jacob Trouba scores his first NHL playoff goal, and Winnipeg eliminates Minnesota with a 5-0 win.

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