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Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

Anaheim Ducks right wing Kyle Palmieri, right, checks Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson during the first period in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

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Kelowna beats Rimouski 7-3 in Memorial Cup

Kelowna Rockets' Madison Bowey, left, is congratulated by teammates Devante Stephens, center, and Dillon Dube after he scored the second goal during first period during a game in the Memorial Cup hockey tournament Monday, May 25, 2015, in Quebec City, Quebec. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored two goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night in the Memorial Cup.

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Stamkos, Lightning on verge of spot in Stanley Cup finals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated by right wing Ryan Callahan (24) after shutting out the New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos knows what it’s like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL’s biggest stage.

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Stamkos has goal and assist, Lightning beat Rangers 2-0

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle (22) collides with Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) during the third period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. The Lightning won 2-0. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin)

NEW YORK (AP) — Scoring goals made the Tampa Bay Lightning one of the NHL’s most entertaining teams this season. Playing defense for the first time in three games has them within a victory of the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in franchise history.

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Ducks must shake off OT loss to Hawks before pivotal Game 5

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner, left, checks Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) during the second period in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After 17 grueling periods crammed into just four games, the Anaheim Ducks have no doubt they can play at hockey’s highest level with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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