May 8, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Los Angeles Kings defensemanSlava Voynov
(26) celebrates his game winning goal against the St. Louis Blues during overtime in game five of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center. The Kings defeated the Blues 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports
Here is your daily look-in at last night’s Stanley Cup playoffs with three games going to overtime.
New York Rangers-4 Washington Capitals-3 (series tied 2-2)
Derek Stepan scored another game winner as this series is all tied up heading back to the Nation’s Capital. Will the Capitals wilt under the pressure like years past?
Boston Bruins-4 Toronto Maple Leafs-3 OT (Boston leads series 3-1)
Los Angeles Kings-3 St Louis Blues-2 OT (Kings lead series 3-2)
The Kings finally figured out a way to win a game late in St Louis as Slava Voynov scores the game winner half way through the first overtime period as the Kings take a 3-2 series lead back to LA.
Anaheim Ducks-3 Detroit Red Wings-2 OT (Ducks lead series 3-2)
The Ducks after losing two overtime games turn the trick on the Red Wings as Nick Bonino score less than two minutes into overtime to give the Ducks a 3-2 series lead as the series heads back to Joe Louis Arena.
Tonight’s Stanley Cup Playoff Action (TV Listings)
New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins 6pm (series tied 2-2)
The Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fluery is struggling so it will be Tomas Vokoun starting in net Thursday night. The Islanders have held their own facing the East’s #1 seed.
Ottawa Senators at Montreal Canadiens 6:30pm (Ottawa leads 3-1)
The Senators are staring at two streaks, Ottawa is 7-0 all-time when leading a series 3-1, but they haven’t won 3 straight playoff games since 2007. Will the Canadiens push back and extend the series on home ice or fold up the tent and head to summer vacation.
Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks 8:30pm (Chicago leads 3-1)
The Hawks have a shot at the United Center to clinch the series. Will the Wild bring the physical play the used to win Game #3?