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Chicago avoids elimination, New York is not so fortunate

Both the Blackhawks and Rangers entered Saturday just one loss away from seeing their Stanley Cup dreams end. Chicago won in convincing fashion, while New York fell to Boston.

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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) skates across centre ice while warming up before facing the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) has a shot from Chicago Blackhawks centre Jonathan Toews get past him for a 2nd period Chicago goal during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes a save against the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Boston.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) makes a save on Detroit Red Wings right wing Daniel Cleary (11) in the first period during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (L) blocks a break away shot from New York Rangers Ryan Callahan during Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi-final playoff game in Boston, Massachusetts May 25, 2013

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) makes a save on Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) blocks a shot by Detroit Red Wings' Gustav Nyquist (14) during the first period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference semifinals in Chicago, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) is checked in front of Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) by Detroit Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg (40) during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8) controls the puck against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) during the first period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference semifinals in Chicago, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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New York Rangers Taylor Pyatt (R) falls into Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi-final playoff game in Boston, Massachusetts May 25, 2013

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) makes a save on Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) in the second period during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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New York Rangers Chris Kreider knocks Boston Bruins Dennis Seidenberg (R) into the boards during Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi final playoff game in Boston, Massachusetts May 25, 2013.

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Officials try to separate Boston Bruins right wing Shawn Thornton (22) from New York Rangers right wing Derek Dorsett (15) as Thornton gets the upper hand in a fight during the first period in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins centre David Krejci (46) is dropped to the ice on a hard check while battling New York Rangers defenceman Michael Del Zotto (4) for the puck during the second period in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) is blocked by New York Rangers centre Brian Boyle (22) as a puck shot by Rangers' Dan Girardi sails into the net for a goal during the first period in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist watches the goal scored by the Boston Bruins with his teammates Steve Eminger (44) and Derek Dorsett (15) during Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi final playoff game in Boston, Massachusetts May 25, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates his 2nd goal of the game against the Detroit Red Wings during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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New York Rangers defenceman Dan Girardi (5) is congratulated by teammates after his goal against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during the first period in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates his second period powerplay goal against the Detroit Red Wings with teammate Jonathan Toews (19) during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins Daniel Paille (R) celebrates a goal scored by teammate Gregory Campbell against the New York Rangers during Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi final playoff game in Boston, Massachusetts May 25, 2013. On the left is Ranger's Roman Hamrlik.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates with Jonathan Toews (19) after scoring his goal during the second period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference semifinals against the Detroit Red Wings in Chicago, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins centre Gregory Campbell (11) is congratulated by teammate Nathan Horton, right, after his goal against the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (L) and New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist shake hands after Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi final playoff game in Boston, Massachusetts May 25, 2013. The Bruins defeated the Rangers.

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Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) waves to fans after being named first star of the game with two goals against the Detroit Red Wings following Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013.

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New York Rangers skate off the ice after being eliminated from the playoffs by the Boston Bruins after a 3-1 loss in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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