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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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Blackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtime

Chicago Blackhawks center Antoine Vermette (80) sets up the winning goal as Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen (31) and Anaheim's Rickard Rakell (67) and Simon Despres (24) defend during the second overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 5-4. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — One lucky bounce.

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Vermette, Teravainen return to Blackhawks lineup for Game 4

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks forwards Antoine Vermette and Teuvo Teravainen are active for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.

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Lightning’s Ben Bishop on spot after giving up 10 goals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, foreground, and defenseman Andrej Sustr (62), of the Czech Republic, can't stop a goal by New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) during the third period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Nash had two goals and an assist as the Rangers defeated the Lightning 5-1. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

NEW YORK (AP) — Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider celebrates after scoring a goal during the second period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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