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Huet's 30 Saves Lift Capitals

One goal in each period helps Washington avoid elimination

(Newser) - The young Washington Capitals finally seem to be getting the hang of this thing called playoff hockey. With just the right mix of brawn and skill, the Capitals stayed alive today by knocking the Philadelphia Flyers off stride early and holding onto the lead with another solid game from goaltender... More »

Lundqvist Brilliant in Rangers' Win

Penguins win on fluke goal while Jackets keep slim playoff hopes alive

(Newser) - Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist earned his eighth shutout this season and was one shot better than his counterpart, Boston's Alex Auld, as New York won 1-0 in the shootout. Nigel Dawes, fast becoming the Rangers' shootout specialist, scored for the third time in four games to move his team into... More »

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