The win cut the Blues' lead in the best-of-seven series to 3-2 and
sent the series back to Chicago for Game 6 on Saturday.
Kane scored his first goal of the playoffs when he deked through the
slot and flipped a shot on goal that Brian Elliott got a piece of to
knock wide. But Kane swooped around the net and swept the rebound in
on the backhand for his 49th career playoff goal.
Artem Anisimov, Artemi Panarin and Marian Hossa scored the
regulation goals for the Blackhawks, while Robby Fabbri, David
Backes and Jaden Schwartz scored for the Blues.
Lightning 1, Red Wings 0
TAMPA, Fla. -- For 58 minutes, a scoreless tie persisted at Amalie
Arena, then with 1:43 left, Tampa Bay caught a loose puck behind the
net as Petr Mrazek went back to clear it for Detroit.
Ryan Callahan fed a pass to Alex Killorn in front of the net and he
flicked it in for the game-winning goal, giving the Lightning a 1-0
win in Game 5 to eliminate the Red Wings in the first round of the
Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Ben Bishop outdueled Mrazek, making 34 saves in his first shutout
Penguins 5, Rangers 0
NEW YORK -- Evgeni Malkin had two goals and two assists as
Pittsburgh demolished New York in Game 4 of their first-round series
at Madison Square Garden.
The Penguins hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and can
clinch a spot in the second round by winning Game 5 in Pittsburgh on
Patric Honrqvist, Eric Fehr and Connor Sheary also scored for the
Penguins while Sidney Crosby had two assists. Matt Murray made 31
saves for his first career postseason shutout in his second career
postseason start, both wins.
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Antti Raanta stopped 13 of 14 shots for the Rangers after relieving
Henrik Lundqvist midway through the second period. Lundqvist allowed
four goals on 18 shots.
Ducks 4, Predators 1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Anaheim equaled the Western Conference
quarterfinal series at two games apiece with a win in Nashville at
Frederik Anderson stopped 30 shots for Anaheim, who host Game 5 on
Saturday before the teams return to Nashville for Game 6 Monday
night. Pekka Rinne came up with 21 saves for the Predators, who are
trying to win a playoff series for just the third time in franchise
Ryan Getzlaf, Nate Thompson, Jamie McGinn and Andrew Cogliano scored
for the Ducks, while Mike Fisher scored the Predators' lone goal.
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