Stanley Cup Playoffs- Dump & Chase 5/6/13

By Keith Schultz

May 5, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates scoring the game winning goal in overtime against the New York Islanders in game three of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Pittsburgh won 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

A Look at yesterday’s Stanley Cup Playoff Action:

Pittsburgh Penguins-5 New York Islanders-4 OT (Penguins lead series 2-1)

John Tavares tied the game up midway through the third period, but Chris Kunitz scored his second goal of the game on the powerplay in overtime to win in it for Pittsburgh. The Penguins were on the powerplay after a sketchy call on Sidney Crosby.

(Eye On Isles) (Penguins)

Minnesota Wild-3 Chicago Blackhawks-2 OT (Chicago leads series 2-1)

Jason Zucker scores the game winner on a very soft goal early in overtime which denied the Hawks a 3-0 lead in the series.

(The Committed Indian) (Wild)

Ottawa Senators -6 Montreal Canadians-1 (Senators lead series 2-1)

The Senators blitz the Montreal with four goals in the third period in this bloody series.


San Jose-5 Vancouver Canucks-2 (Sharks lead series 3-0)

Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture scored two goals each to help the Vancouver Canuck playoff nightmare continue.

(Blades of Teal)

Today’s Stanley Cup playoff games (TV Listings)

Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs 6pm (series tied 1-1)

Toronto was able to steal Game 2 in Boston now the Maple Leafs look to take a 2-1 lead when they host their first playoff game in 9 years.

(Causeway Crowd)

Washington Capitals at New York Rangers 6:30pm (Capitals lead series 2-0)

Rangers need a win badly to not let this series slip away. The Rangers offense needs to respond.

(Blue Line Station)

Anaheim Ducks at Detroit Red Wings 7pm (Ducks lead series 2-1)

How will the Red Wings respond after getting shut out at the Joe in Game 3?

(Octopus Thrower)

St. Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings 9pm (Blues lead series 2-1)

Blues look to take a commanding lead back to St Louis while Jonathan Quick looks to shut down the Blue offense again without any gauffes.