NHL Playoff Roundup -- May 5, Schedule

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Published on May 6 2013 10:44 am
Last Updated on May 6 2013 10:44 am
Written by Millie Lange

Pens Edge Isles In OT For 2-1 Series Lead

(Uniondale, NY) -- Chris Kunitz scored twice including the game-winner 8:44 into overtime, as the Penguins edged the Islanders 5-4 in Game Three of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at Nassau Coliseum.  Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says they weren't worried after falling down by two goals in the first period.

Jarome Iginla, Pascal Dupuis and Douglas Murray also lit the lamp for the Pens, who take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven set.  Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves in the victory. Kyle Okposo and John Tavares both scored third period goals to force OT. Matt Moulson and Casey Cizikas also found the net for the Isles, who were hosting a playoff game for the first time since 2007.  Evgeni Nabokov allowed all five goals on 25 shots in defeat. Game Two is Tuesday in New York. Pens, Sens, Wild And Sharks Grab NHL Wins

The Penguins capped a 5-4 overtime victory over the Islanders in NHL playoff action Sunday. Also in the East, the Senators jumped all over the visiting Canadiens on their way to a 6-1 decision. In the Western Conference, the Wild defended home ice and grabbed a 3-2 overtime victory over the Blackhawks. The Sharks took it to the visiting Canucks, 5-2.

 

Sunday, May 5 Scoreboard

NHL Playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins 5, New York Islanders 4 (OT)
(Penguins lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-1)

Minnesota Wild 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)
(Blackhawks lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 2-1)

Ottawa Senators 6, Montreal Canadiens 1
(Senators lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-1)

San Jose Sharks 5, Vancouver Canucks 2
(Sharks lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 3-0)

 

Monday, May 6 Schedule (All Times Central)

NHL Playoffs

6:00 p.m. - Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals tied, 1-1)

6:30 p.m. - Washington Capitals at New York Rangers
(Capitals lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

7:00 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Detroit Red Wings
(Ducks lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 2-1)

9:00 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings
(Blues lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 2-1)