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A photographic look at Saturday's playoff action in the National Hockey League

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Buffalo Sabres' Paul Gaustad (28) and Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Hartnell (19) fight during the first period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Montreal Canadiens left wing Mathieu Darche celebrates after scoring against the Boston Bruins during the first period in Game 2 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarter-final hockey game in Boston, Massachusetts April 16, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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San Jose Sharks center Scott Nichol is introduced before Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final hockey playoff game against the Los Angeles Kings in San Jose, California, April 16, 2011. REUTERS/Chad Ziemendorf

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Fans wave rally towels while the Detroit Red Wings play the Phoenix Coyotes in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarter-finals. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) checks Montreal Canadiens center Ryan White into the Canadiens bench. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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San Jose Sharks center Scott Nichol (21) collides with Los Angeles Kings left wing Dustin Penner (bottom) during the first period of Game 2 in the NHL Western Conference quarter-final hockey playoff in San Jose, California April 16, 2011. REUTERS/Chad Ziemendorf

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Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes with teammate Nicklas Lidstrom #5. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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Nathan Gerbe #42 of the Buffalo Sabres check flips Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period of Game Two. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Montreal Canadiens defenseman Brent Sopel, right, knocks the puck out of the crease as Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton and goaltender Carey Price (31) look on during the second period The Habs won 3-1. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick makes a save on the San Jose Sharks during the first period REUTERS/Chad Ziemendorf

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Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Boucher (C) handles the shot as the Flyers center Jeff Carter (17) hooks the Buffalo Sabres winger Patrick Kaleta (36) during the second period of Game 2 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarter-final hockey game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 16, 2011. The Flyers won 5-4. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas (R) makes a save against Montreal Canadiens left wing Travis Moen during the second period in Game 2 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarter-final hockey game in Boston, Massachusetts April 16, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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