Game 5

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers crashes into Dustin Tokarski #35 of the Montreal Canadiens during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell Centre on May 27, 2014 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Canadiens Surge Past Rangers 7-4, Force Game 6

Rene Bourque had a hat trick and the Montreal Canadiens kept their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final on Tuesday.

05/28/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers (second from left) celebrates his goal at 11:53 of the first period against Steve Mason #35 of the Philadelphia Flyers along with Derek Stepan #21 (L) Martin St. Louis #26 (C) and Rick Nash #61(R) in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Have Flyers On The Ropes After 4-2, Game 5 Win

Brad Richards and Dominic Moore scored second-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves as the New York Rangers pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination with a 4-2 victory in Game 5 on Sunday.

04/28/2014

Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals gets the out on David Ross #3 of the Boston Red Sox at home plate in the seventh inning during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Red Sox Top Cardinals 3-1 In World Series Game 5

The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals after six innings Monday night, taking a 3-2 World Series lead.

10/29/2013

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pirates’ Run Ends As Wainwright Pitches Cardinals Into NLCS

Adam Wainwright went all the way on the mound Wednesday night, pitching the Cardinals past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 and into the NL championship series for the third straight season.

10/10/2013

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Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 Win

Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday — and the real party might be just a few days away.

06/17/2013

Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche of the Brooklyn Nets high-five during their Game 5 win over Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No Deja Vu In Brooklyn; Nets Close Deal, Stave Off Elimination

Though I’ve got to stick with my Bulls in six prediction, maybe the Nets have finally figured out how to close games. I’d give almost anything to be wrong.

04/30/2013

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Nets Facing Must-Win Game 5 Against Bulls At Barclays Center

No use looking back now for the Brooklyn Nets. Game 4 hurt, physically and mentally, but there’s nothing they can do about it.

04/29/2013

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Granderson Busts Out Of Playoff Funk In Yankees’ ALDS-Clinching Win

Granderson had a career year in 2012 — both good and bad. Against the Orioles in the division series he was just plain bad. That is, until Game 5.

10/13/2012

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Yankees’ ALCS Hopes Rest On Broad Shoulders Of CC Sabathia

It all comes down to this: a do-or-die Game 5 at Yankee Stadium. New York has to like its chances with Sabathia on the mound.

10/12/2012

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Never-Say-Die Devils Believing They Can Pull Off The (Nearly) Impossible

Winning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the Devils alive. It gave them a sniff, a scent, a feeling. Call it momentum if you want.

06/08/2012

Adam Henrique (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

What Pressure? Devils Rookie Henrique Continues To Dazzle On Big Stage

After Henrique scored the tiebreaker to win Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night, he became the first rookie to get three game-winning goals in one playoff year since 1999.

06/07/2012

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Parise, Devils Rally Behind Suddenly-Fiery Coach DeBoer

The Devils stayed remarkably cool against the chippy Flyers in their last series. But head coach Peter DeBoer broke his team’s stoic demeanor on Monday.

05/23/2012

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Rangers, Devils Set To Battle For Series Advantage In Game 5

For the third straight series, the Eastern Conference’s top-seeded team is all even through four games, and each time New York has headed into Game 5 off the disappointment of a loss that would have given the Rangers a commanding 3-1 edge.

05/23/2012

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Shades Of 1994: Intense Rangers-Devils Series Quickly Becoming A Classic

If you have any doubt this series is becoming a classic, just look at Game 4.

05/22/2012

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Knicks’ Jeremy Lin Worried About Risking Further Injury To Knee

Testing how much his surgically repaired left knee could handle this soon might be considered, well, Linsane.

05/09/2012

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