Bruins advance, Blackhawks stay alive Saturday

Bruins advance, Blackhawks stay alive Saturday
May 25, 2013, 8:45 pm
Share This Post

Bruins eliminate Rangers with 3-1 win in Game 5

By JIMMY GOLEN

BOSTON (AP) Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots, Gregory Campbell scored twice and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers in Game 5 on Saturday to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Bruins will face the Pittsburgh Penguins for the right to play for the Stanley Cup.

Read more on the Bruins' win over New York here.

Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-1 to stay alive

By JAY COHEN

CHICAGO (AP) Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw scored power-play goals in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided elimination with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night in Game 5 of the second-round playoff series.

Shaw added his third career playoff goal in the third as the Blackhawks stopped the Red Wings' three-game winning streak by creating chaos in front of Jimmy Howard, who had shut down Chicago's attack while moving Detroit to the brink of the Western Conference finals.

Read more on the Blackhawks' win over Detroit here.