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Kolbe’s NHL Playoff Recap 5-9-2013

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Steve Kolbe is joined by Kevin Thomas & Andy Snakovsky to bring you the latest on the NHL Playoffs.

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

It’s a knotted up between the Caps and Rangers after New York’s 4-3 win in Game 4. The Caps were unable to overcome two different 2 goal deficits. Game 5 is Friday at Verizon Center.

The Bruins have taken a commanding lead in their series with Toronto winning 4-3 in Game 4. David Krejci led the way for Boston netting a hat trick and goalie Tuukka Rask registered is second straight 40 save performance.

The LA Kings won their third straight game 3-2 over the Blues taking a 3-2 lead in the series. Jonathan Quick had 34 saves and Jeff Carter scored twice for the Kings.

Anaheim took a 3-2 lead against Detroit after winning Game 5 in OT 3-2. Nick Bonino scored the game winner for the Ducks, Anaheim has a chance to close out the series on Friday.

On Tap for Tonight:

Pittsburgh will try their luck with backup goalie Tomas Voukoun after Marc-Andre Fleury’s subpar play throughout the series. Pittsburgh and New York are tied at two games a piece.

Montreal returns home after losing both games in Ottawa and trailing the series 3 games to 1. Montreal will be without Goalie Carey Price for the rest of the series.

The top team in the west also has a chance to advance to the next round as they lead Minnesota 3-1 in the series. Just like Montreal the Wild have goalie issues with both Niklas Backstrom and Josh Harding listed as questionable.

Follow the Guys on Twitter:

Steve Kolbe — @SteveKolbeVoice
Kevin Thomas — @Kevown8999
Andy Snakovsky — @andysnakovsky

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