Stanley Cup Playoffs- Dump & Chase 5/10/13

By Keith Schultz

May 9, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Adderson (41) and Montreal Canadiens goalie

Peter Budaj

(30) congratulate each other in game five of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Last night’s Stanley Cup playoff action

Pittsburgh Penguins-4 New York Islanders-0 (Penguins lead series (Pittsburgh leads series 3-2)

Tomas Vokoun stepped in and pitched a shut out for Pittsburgh while Sidney Crosby scores in the pivotal Game 5 win for the Penguins.

(Eye On Isles) (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Ottawa Senators-6 Montreal Canadiens-1 (Ottawa wins series 4-1)

Carey Price was unable to start and the Senators took adavantage of the Canadiens playing  Peter Budaj in net by scoring 6 goals to blow out the Candiens to win the series and end the bloodiest series of the first round.

(SenShot) (A Winning Habit)

Chicago Blackhawks-5 Minnesota Wild-1 (Blackhawks win series 4-1)

After a slow start that was saved by Corey Crawford, The Blackhawks offense opened up the floodgates and closed out the Wild’s playoff hopes.

(Gone Puck Wild) (The Committed Indian)

Tonight’s Stanley Cup Playoff Action

Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins 6pm (Bruins lead series 3-1)

The Maple Leafs dreams of advancing in the playoffs for the first time since 2004 are one lose from being just that a dream. Boston looks to close out the series tonight at home.

(Boston Herald)

New York Rangers at Washington Capitals 6:30pm (Series tied 2-2)

The home teams have held serve in this series. Will Alex Ovechkin finally take over this series or will he again lose another first round playoff series?

(Rangers) (Washington Post)

Anaheim Ducks at Detroit Red Wings 7pm (Ducks lead series 3-2)

The Red Wings have to defend the Joe or this will be their last game as a Western Conference franchise.

(Octopus Thrower) (Ducks)

St Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings 9pm (Kings lead series 3-2)

After a shaky start in St  Louis, the Kings have won three staight and look to close out the Blues tonight at home.

(St Louis Post Dispatch)