NHL Playoffs Game 5 Live & All 2017
NHL Playoffs Game 5 Live & All 2017 NHL Playoffs Game 5 Live Get the latest NHL scores and updated Stanley Cup playoff schedule below. We’ll also bring you news, updates and video highlights before, during and after each game. There are four more NHL playoff games Thursday: the Rangers (+130) are at the Canadiens (-150) with the series tied 2-2; the Blue Jackets (+170) are at the Penguins (-200), who lead 3-1; the Blackhawks (+110) are at the Predators (-130), who are looking for a series sweep; and the Sharks (+110) are at the Oilers (-130) with the series knotted at two games apiece.
We’ll keep you updated with the latest NHL scores and playoff schedule below, and you can scroll down for news and highlights from each Stanley Cup playoff game.
NHL playoffs 2017: Scores, news and highlights
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The Pittsburgh Penguins gave up a quick three goals in Tuesday night’s game four matchup. Despite a strong attempt at a comeback, the Penguins, who were up 3-0 in the series at the time, gave up the game with a score of 5-4.
The Columbus Blue Jackets lived to see another day, but it will be up to the Penguins to finally close this series out.
The Penguins will need more big games from their role players here in addition to their stars. Players like Jake Guentzel and Bryan Rust have really stepped up this post-season.
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The Blue Jackets will definitely be trying to bring their A-game tonight. Facing elimination for the second time, they will do everything in their power to force a game six back in Columbus. If the Penguins finish things up tonight, they will be looking to face either the Washington Capitals or the Toronto Maple Leafs in round two. The series between Washington and Toronto is currently tied 2-2.
Not to mention, today is Nick Bonino’s birthday too. So let’s get a series win for him!