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EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
THE SERIES: RANGERS WIN 4-3
Washington had a 3-1 series lead.
The Rangers were less than two minutes from being eliminated in Game 5.
Now look where we are!
Ovechkin guaranteed a Game 7 victory, but to no avail. The Capitals' superstar forward was the only player to score for Washington in the series-deciding game. It was one too few, the Rangers winning the game in overtime.
The Chicago Blackhawks had no troubles handling the Minnesota Wild, eliminating them in a four-game sweep. Patrick Kane led the Blackhawks to their third straight trip to the Western Conference Final, racking up six points (5G, 1A) in the series.
The entire Minnesota Wild team combined for just two more goals all series than Patrick Kane himself.