NHL Playoffs: Bruins, Kings prevail

NHL Playoffs: Bruins, Kings prevail
May 17, 2013, 1:45 am
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Marchand lifts Bruins, 3-2 in OT over Rangers

BOSTON (AP) -- Good things happen for the Bruins in overtime. Even for Brad Marchand.

Boston's leading goal-scorer during the regular season scored his first of the postseason with 4:20 left in the first overtime and the Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Thursday night in the first playoff game in 40 years between the Original Six teams.

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LA Kings shock Sharks with 2 late goals

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Captain Dustin Brown tied it with 1:43 left and Trevor Lewis scored the tiebreaking power-play goal 22 seconds later, propelling the Los Angeles Kings to a stunning 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night and a 2-0 series lead.

Brown scored during a 5-on-3 advantage and Lewis provided the winner on a loose puck with 1:21 left, sending Staples Center into shocked celebration. The defending Stanley Cup champions won their 12th straight home game since March and their sixth straight postseason game.

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