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NHL Playoffs second round update

The First round of the NHL playoffs are over and the second round has just kicked off. The first round was shrouded with upsets and game sevens that left NHL fans ecstatic or completely devastated. Here’s a quick update of each of the round two match ups.

Predators-Sharks

Both have pulled off some pretty impressive upsets and are riding their momentum into the round. The Sharks took out the Kings who a few years ago knocked them out of the playoffs after holding a 3-0 series lead. The Kings would go on to lift lord Stanley’s cup. With that monkey off the back the Sharks mean business pushing forward, and they’re taking on the Predators who just finished upsetting the Stanley Cup favorite Anaheim Ducks. The Predators not only beat the favored Ducks, but they did it in front of a hostile game 7 crowd in Anaheim.

The Sharks took game one but the Predators are looking forward to evening the series against the Sharks on Tues. May 3rd at 5pm.

Capitals-Penguins

The series is tied at one and it’s exactly what any hockey fan would want. Sid the kid facing off against Alex the Great, a rivalry that goes back to each of their rookie campaigns. Each game has been a hard fought one, and the Penguins look to take home ice advantage in Pittsburg on Mon. May 2nd at 8pm.

Lightning- Islanders

The story lines behind these teams aren’t as drama filled, but don’t sleep on these teams. They’re playing great hockey and the series is close at one a piece. You can tune in to watch them play Tues. at 7pm on NBCSN.

Blues-Stars

After being one of the top teams in the league for the last three years the Blues have finally advanced in the playoffs against a powerhouse team. Safe to say the Blackhawk fans are were devastated. Considering they usually take it to the Blues the city of Chicago will be ready to go next season. The Stars weren’t on top of their game against the Wild but came out of the gates strong against the Blues taking game one and almost snatched game 2. Game three will be in St. Louis Tues. at 9:30pm.

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