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Facts and Figures: Maple Leafs eye first series win in 15 years

Need one more victory after defeating Bruins in Game 5

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are one victory from winning a Stanley Cup Playoff series for the first time since 2004 after defeating the Boston Bruins 2-1 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at TD Garden on Friday.

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Facts and Figures: Record night for fast starts in playoffs

Hurricanes, Jets first to score in opening 20 seconds of game on same day

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Thursday marked the first day in Stanley Cup Playoffs history to feature multiple games with a goal in the opening 20 seconds.

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Facts and Figures: Chara makes playoff history with Bruins

Becomes oldest defenseman to score game-winning goal

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Zdeno Chara provided a historic Stanley Cup Playoffs moment for the Boston Bruins by scoring the winning goal in a 6-4 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena in Game 4 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round on Wednesday. The victory evened the best-of-7 series 2-2.

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Facts and Figures: Blue Jackets sweep Lightning, make playoff history

Become first team to defeat regular-season champion in opening round without losing

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Thirst for the Cup: Blue Jackets

#ThirstForTheCup: Columbus advances to Second Round

The Columbus Blue Jackets take Game 4 and advance to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as they look to quench their #ThirstForTheCup

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The Columbus Blue Jackets made NHL history on the way to their first series victory in the Stanley Cup Playoffs since entering the NHL in 2000.

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Facts and Figures: Hurricanes give home fans plenty to celebrate

Shut out Capitals to win first home playoff game since 2009

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The Carolina Hurricanes put on a show for the 18,783 fans who packed PNC Arena for their first home playoff game in 10 years by defeating the Washington Capitals 5-0 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Monday.

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Facts and Figures: Blue Jackets close to first playoff series victory

Columbus second team to take 3-0 lead against Presidents' Trophy winner in opening round

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Bjorkstrand nets blast for PPG

TBL@CBJ, Gm3: Bjorkstrand wires home power-play goal

R1, Gm3: Oliver Bjorkstrand skates to the circle and hammers a slap shot past Andrei Vasilevskiy on the power play to make it 2-0

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are on the verge of advancing to the Eastern Conference Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since entering the NHL in 2000. They are 0-4 in playoff series all-time.

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Facts and Figures: Blue Jackets, Blues eye 3-0 leads

Teams with such advantage in playoff series are 186-4 all time

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The Columbus Blue Jackets and St. Louis Blues can each earn a big advantage in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday by taking 3-0 leads against the Tampa Bay Lightning and Winnipeg Jets, respectively.

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Facts and figures: Blue Jackets making history against Lightning

Become fourth team to take 2-0 series lead in first round against Presidents' Trophy winner

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The Columbus Blue Jackets became the fourth team to take a 2-0 series lead in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Presidents' Trophy winner since the award was instituted in 1985-86 when they defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 in Game 2 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round at Amalie Arena on Friday.

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Facts and figures: Smith turns back clock with Flames

37-year-old goalie shuts out Avalanche in first playoff game since 2012

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NHL On The Fly: Top Moments

Smith stops 26 shots in Flames' Game 1 shutout win

A recap of the top moments of the night including Mike Smith making 26 saves, shutting out the Avalanche in the Flames' 4-0 Game 1 victory

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Chants of "Smitty, Smitty" rained down on Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday when he made 26 saves in a 4-0 victory against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round, his first game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 2012.

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Facts and Figures: Islanders shine in overtime

Bailey's goal defeats Penguins; New York has best OT winning percentage in playoff history

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Josh Bailey sent the full house at the New York Islanders' first home playoff series opener in 31 years home with something to celebrate.

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