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Rapid Reaction: Isles 3, Caps 1

Proving they ain't dead yet, the Islanders rode the sound waves at boisterous Nassau Coliseum to force a Game 7 in D.C.

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Bettman: No expansion yet; $500M fee reasonable

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reports nothing definitive on potential expansion, though he does have a specific ownership fee of roughly $500 million in mind.

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Lightning want to keep charging

The Lightning want to keep their momentum rolling into Game 5 against the Red Wings.

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W2W4: Canucks at Flames, Game 6

The Flames are looking to move to the next round, while the Canucks are desperate to force a Game 7.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Breaking down the Senators' Game 5 win (1:07)

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Calder Trophy finalists: Ekblad, Gaudreau, Stone

Florida's Aaron Ekblad, Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau and Ottawa's Mark Stone are the finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded to the top rookie.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Breaking down the Capitals' Game 5 (0:30)

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Highlights

Canucks stay alive with Game 5 win (0:57)

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Ducks close out Jets (1:08)

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Levy and Melrose: Stanley Cup playoffs are the best (2:21)

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Red Wings at Lightning, 6 ET (Tied 2-2)
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Tyler Johnson, at only 5-foot-9, is the top scorer in the series with 4 goals and 5 points. His Lightning are looking to take command of the series at home. Follow live

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Final: Islanders 3, Capitals 1
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The Islanders rode an emotional Nassau Coliseum crowd to get the win. Washington is now 0-4 in Game 6s with a shot to close out a series in the Alex Ovechkin era. Game 7 is Monday in Washington. Box score

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#RockTheRed @washcaps

Islanders ice the puck, followed by a huge collision between Orpik and Nelson. Faceoff next to Halak, 2:49 left in the 3rd. #CapsIsles

Isles takes lead on Kulemin's goal
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Nikolay Kulemin scored off assists from Nick Leddy and John Tavares to put New York ahead 2-1 in the 3rd. Tavares absorbed a hard hit into the boards from Alex Ovechkin during the scramble. The Islanders are looking for their first win when facing elimination since 2002. Follow live

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Second intermission at Nassau Coliseum. Isles 1, Caps 1. Hopefully there's more than 20 minutes left in the building's NHL history.

Isles depleted D gets worse
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Matt Donovan was called for unsportsmanlike conduct and is given a 10-minute misconduct. He leaves the ice, escorted by an official and seems livid. He slammed his stick along glass on the way out. Islanders still tied with Caps, 1-1.

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Hit 'em up style
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This Islanders-Capitals game has a hard-hitting feel early. One period in the books and the teams have already combined for 37 hits, many coming in Washington's zone. Game is tied 1-1 and Caps lead the series 3-2.

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Caps even things up at end of the first
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John Carlson ties the game at 1 with less than five seconds to go in the first. The Capitals lead the Isles 3-2 in the series. Follow live

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Isles strike first
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John Tavares fired a wrist shot into the net to give the Isles a 1-0 lead over Washington in the first period. New York is facing elimination today at the Coliseum. Follow live

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