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Carey Price decided to put the breaks on another Senators fairy tale and booked the Canadiens' ticket to the second round with 43 saves.

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Game 7 should be a good one

The Caps host the Islanders tonight in the first Game 7 of this year’s playoffs. They are meeting in a Game 7 for the first time since their "Easter Epic" thriller April 18, 1987, when the Islanders won on Pat LaFontaine’s goal in quadruple overtime.

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NHL teams that win Game 1 go on to win the series 68.4% of the time. So far 6 of 6 have advanced this year (NYI, DET still in progress).

Blackhawks: Bryan Bickell had 7 goals in 11 playoff games vs. the Wild over the last 2 seasons

Senators: ESPN's Pierre LeBrun says team's series-clinching loss to Canadiens "wasn't without controversy"

Canadiens: P.K. Subban knew Senators "would throw everything at us" and Carey Price "was there to shut them down"

Wild: Coach Mike Yeo praises G Devan Dubnyk, says his demeanor "trickles through to the rest of the group"

Blues: Coach Ken Hitchcock says G Jake Allen "going to gain a lot of knowledge" from playoff series loss to Wild