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A photographic look at Sunday's National Hockey League playoff action

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring against the Boston Bruins in the third period of Game 6 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarter-final hockey playoff series in Washington April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

JASON REED

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Vancouver Canucks' goalie Cory Schneider leads the team out for the pre-game skate prior to playing the Los Angeles Kings in game 5 of an NHL Western Conference quarterfinal Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday April 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

DARRYL DYCK

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Philadelphia Flyers' Danny Briere celebrates his goal during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Sunday, April 22, 2012, in Philadelphia

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Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas (L) makes a save against Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson in the second period of Game 6 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarter-final hockey playoff series in Washington April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

JASON REED

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Vancouver Canucks' Christopher Higgins, left, gets his stick in the mask of Los Angeles Kings' goalie Jonathan Quick during the second period of game 5 of an NHL Western Conference quarterfinal Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday April 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

DARRYL DYCK

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Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov (R) makes a save on Pittsburgh Penguins' Joe Vitale during the second period in Game 6 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff hockey series in Philadelphia, April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

TIM SHAFFER

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Boston Bruins right wing Rich Peverley (49) celebrates his goal against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Nick Wass

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Daniel Sedin and the Vancouver Canucks are just the latest top seed to melt down in the NHL playoffs. REUTERS/Ben Nelms

BEN NELMS

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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby is checked by Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux, obscurred, during the third period in Game 6 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff hockey series in Philadelphia on Sunday.

TIM SHAFFER

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