NHL Three Stars: Rask, Bergeron lead Bruins to verge of Stanley Cup Final

No. 1 Star: Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins

Rask was rock solid for the Bruins, stopping 53 shots as Boston took a 3-0 series lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 double overtime victory. He now leads all goaltenders with 11 playoff wins and is second overall in save percentage (.940).

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No. 2 Star: Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins

Another series, another overtime goal for Bergeron. His redirection of a Brad Marchand pass at 15:19 of the second overtime gave the Bruins their victory and put them on the verge of another trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

No. 3 Star: Tomas Vokoun, Pittsburgh Penguins

Vokoun rebounded from a tough Game 2 to make 38 saves in a losing effort, including 21 in the opening two periods.

Honorable mention: David Krejci scored the opening goal for the Bruins giving him nine goals and 21 points in the playoffs, tops in both categories among all players ... The Bruins have won four of their five playoff overtime games this year ... Gregory Campbell. Playoff hockey, man:

Conn Smythe Watch: 1. David Krejci, Boston Bruins; 2. Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks; 3. Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings; 4. Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins; 5. Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins; 6. Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins; 7. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins; 8. Nathan Horton, Boston Bruins; 9. Slava Voynov, Los Angeles Kings; 10.Bryan Bickell, Chicago Blackhawks

Dishonorable mention: This is the first time this season that the Penguins have suffered three losses in a row ... The Pittsburgh power play is 0-for-12 in the series.

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