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Pageau's fourth goal gives Sens win in double OT.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau skates into the zone and rips wrister past Henrik Lundqvist to give Ottawa the victory in double overtime.

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It was chaos at the top of the NHL draft lottery, with three teams - the Devils, Flyers and Stars - winning their way into the top three. New Jersey wins the lottery, moving up from five to No. 1 with Flyers picking second and Stars third. Devils will get first crack at Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick, the two centers ranked at the top of the draft class. The Stars may be the biggest winners, adding a potential young star to a nucleus of Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn and John Klingberg that is already playoff caliber.

Craig Custance, ESPN Senior Writer

Oilers-Ducks, Game 2

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Sekera, Maroon score in Oilers' Game 2 win.

Andrej Sekera and Patrick Maroon tally goals as the Oilers defeat the Ducks 2-1 to take a 2-0 series lead.

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Blues-Predators, series tied 1-1

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Tarasenko scores twice in Blues' win.

Vladimir Tarasenko ties the game late in the first period with a power-play goal and then gives St. Louis the game-winning goal in the third to tie the series with Nashville.

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Even though their power play misfired and goalie Jake Allen was less than stellar overall, the Blues escaped with a 3-2 win in Game 2. They failed to take advantage of the Predators' lack of discipline, going 1-for-5 on the power play, which can't happen again -- a wimpy power-play unit in the playoffs equals a quick exit. Plus, the Blues will need someone other than a resurgent Vladimir Tarasenko -- who was a beast -- and Colton Parayko to come up big. The Predators are just too deep.

Paul Grant, ESPN.com

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Stories behind their scars

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  • A Scar Is Born

    Hockey etches itself on its players, whose marks are a roadmap to their careers. They reflect on what it means to wear a scar.