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Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Ducks shoot Stars, Blackhawks bounce Blues

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No. 1 Star: Nick Bonino, Anaheim Ducks

With 2:10 remaining in the game and down 4-2, Bonino started the Ducks comeback by scoring a goal to cut the lead down to one. He went on to net the game winner in overtime to clinch the series for Anaheim.

No. 2 Star: Devante Smith-Pelly, Anaheim Ducks

Having spent a majority of his season in the AHL, Smith-Pelly used his ice-time in the playoffs to earn the coach's trust when the game is on the line. He opened the scoring for the Ducks with a power play goal; then went on to score the game-tying goal with 25.9-seconds remaining in the third.

No. 3 Star: Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks

Big game for the man with two first names. Keith, a surefire nominee for the Norris, assisted on three goals and scored one of his own in the Blackhawks 5-1 thumping of St. Louis. The win clinched the series for Chicago.

Honorable mention: The Flyers nearly came back against the Rangers when they cut the lead to a goal with the goalie pulled and only 1:26 remaining; New York ended up icing the 4-2 win on a Brian Boyle empty-netter ... Alex Goligoski flips Corey Perry upside-down in this awesome hit:

... In 27:43 TOI, Trevor Daley scored two goals and an assist, and added four blocked shots ... Alex Goligoski had seven blocked shots ... Jonathan Toews collected his third game-winning goal of the playoffs ... Corey Crawford made 35 saves for Chicago; 17 of those came in the second period alone ... Dominic Moore robs Hal Gill and then scores on Steve Mason:

Did you know? After appearing in only six regular season games for the Flyers, Hal Gill drew in to the lineup for Game 5, his 110th career playoff game. He has amassed zero goals and six assists over those 110 games.

Dishonorable mention: Anaheim rookie goalie Frederik Andersen was pulled midway through the second period after giving up four goals on 12 shots ... Barrett Jackman, Steve Ott, and Patrik Berglund all minus-3 for the Blues ... Philly has lost 10 of their last 11 games at MSG.

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