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2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Central: Schedule, scores, highlights

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Maple Leafs need to shut down Bergeron line again (2:00)

Greg Wyshynski previews Thursday's matchups including the Maple Leafs looking to even the series against the Bruins. (2:00)

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Today's schedule

All times Eastern

Bruins at Maple Leafs, 7 p.m., NBCSN (BOS leads 2-1)
Capitals at Blue Jackets, 7:30 p.m., USA (CBJ leads 2-1)

Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic No. 1) vs. New Jersey Devils (wild card No. 2)

Game 1: Lightning 5, Devils 2
Game 2: Lightning 5, Devils 3
Game 3: Devils 5, Lightning 2
Game 4: Lightning 3, Devils 1
Game 5: Sat., Apr. 21 @ TB | Tickets
Game 6: Mon., Apr. 23 @ NJ | Tickets
Game 7: Wed., Apr. 25 @ TB | Tickets

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Kucherov nets Game 4 winner

Nikita Kucherov's goal sends the Lightning one win away from advancing to the next round as they lead the series 3-1 over the Devils.


Boston Bruins (Atlantic No. 2) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (Atlantic No. 3)

Game 1: Bruins 5, Maple Leafs 1
Game 2: Bruins 7, Maple Leafs 3
Game 3: Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 2
Game 4: Bruins 3, Maple Leafs 1
Game 5: Sat., Apr. 21 @ BOS | Tickets
Game 6: Mon., Apr. 23 @ TOR | Tickets
Game 7: Wed., Apr. 25 @ BOS | Tickets


Washington Capitals (Metro No. 1) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (wild card No. 1)

Game 1: Blue Jackets 4, Capitals 3 (OT)
Game 2: Blue Jackets 5, Capitals 4 (OT)
Game 3: Capitals 3, Blue Jackets 2 (2OT)
Game 4: Capitals 4, Blue Jackets 1
Game 5: Sat., Apr. 21 @ WSH | Tickets
Game 6: Mon., Apr. 23 @ CLS | Tickets
Game 7: Wed., Apr. 25 @ WSH | Tickets


Pittsburgh Penguins (Metro No. 2) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (Metro No. 3)

Game 1: Penguins 7, Flyers 0
Game 2: Flyers 5, Penguins 1
Game 3: Penguins 5, Flyers 1
Game 4: Penguins 5, Flyers 0
Game 5: Fri., Apr. 20 @ PIT | Tickets
Game 6: Sun., Apr. 22 @ PHI | Tickets
Game 7: Tue., Apr. 24 @ PIT | Tickets

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Crosby, Malkin score in Game 4 win

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin both net goals to help the Penguins take a 3-1 series lead over the Flyers.

Western Conference

Nashville Predators (Central No. 1) vs. Colorado Avalanche (wild card No. 2)

Game 1: Predators 5, Avs 2
Game 2: Predators 5, Avs 3
Game 3: Avs 5, Predators 3
Game 4: Predators 3, Avs 2
Game 5: Fri., Apr. 20 @ NSH | Tickets
Game 6: Sun., Apr. 22 @ COL | Tickets
Game 7: Tue., Apr. 24 @ NSH | Tickets

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Forsberg uses speed and strength for nice goal

Filip Forsberg gets around his defender and dekes out Jonathan Bernier for the goal as Nashville takes a 3-1 series lead over Colorado.


Winnipeg Jets (Central No. 2) vs. Minnesota Wild (Central No. 3)

Game 1: Jets 3, Wild 2
Game 2: Jets 4, Wild 1
Game 3: Wild 6, Jets 2
Game 4: Jets 2, Wild 0
Game 5: Fri., Apr. 20 @ WPG | Tickets
Game 6: Sun., Apr. 22 @ MIN | Tickets
Game 7: Wed., Apr. 25 @ WPG | Tickets


Vegas Golden Knights (Pacific No. 1) vs. Los Angeles Kings (wild card No. 1)

Game 1: Golden Knights 1, Kings 0
Game 2: Golden Knights 2, Kings 1 (2OT)
Game 3: Golden Knights 3, Kings 2
Game 4: Golden Knights 1, Kings 0

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McNabb scores as Golden Knights sweep Kings

Brayden McNabb scores on a one-timer in the second period to give Vegas a 1-0 win in Los Angeles and finish a four-game sweep.


Anaheim Ducks (Pacific No. 2) vs. San Jose Sharks (Pacific No. 3)

Game 1: Sharks 3, Ducks 0
Game 2: Sharks 3, Ducks 2
Game 3: Sharks 8, Ducks 1
Game 4: Sharks 2, Ducks 1

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Hertl's goal completes sweep for Sharks

Tomas Hertl deflects the shot in for a goal, part of the Sharks' 2-1 win in a sweep of the Ducks.