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Alex Ovechkin #8 Of The Washington Capitals Celebrates Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after he scored a goal in the third period to take a 3-2 lead as Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers looks on dejected while kneeling on the ice in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monday's NHL playoff highlights

The Kings beat the Blues 5-2 to take a 2-0 series lead. Alex Ovechkin's power-play goal with 7:27 remaining gave the Capitals a 1-1 series tie with the Rangers.