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What do winners do? Survive.

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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Rallies in Game 5 victory again reflect Lightning's grit | Tampa Bay Times
GRITTIEST TEAM IN THE NHL. Without question. No Stamkos? No Bishop? 3-2 series lead on the world-beaters from Pittsburgh.

Penguins notebook: Daley out with broken ankle | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

That's a big loss for the Pens, as Tampa Bay trips over their own broken carcasses to get to a 3-2 lead.

Fleury: ‘I should have been better’ – ProHockeyTalk
Maybe, but maybe starting a game 5 in a 2-2 series was a bad spot to start your postseason.

Jonathan Drouin got lit up on the best hit of the NHL playoffs - SBNation.com
Tough kid.

Three Stars: Kucherov comes alive for Lightning in Game 5 | SI.com
When you come from 2-0 down to tie game five and win it in OT... you get all three stars of the night.

What we've learned from Blues vs. Sharks so far - Sportsnet.ca
We should get an update on David Backes and Fabbri today. *Should*.

St. Louis Blues sticking with Jake Allen in goal for Game 5 | ESPN
The master plan employed by the Sharks has worked.

Purdy: Blues-Sharks coaching tiff entertaining, but players will decide this series - San Jose Mercury News
Who would win in a DeBoer vs. Hitchcock street fight?

Pavel Datsyuk's fate with Red Wings should be known by mid June | Detroit Free Press
"Russian superstar helped his country top Dylan Larkin, U.S. in bronze medal game, but now will he return to Hockeytown?"

McDavid seizes the moment to help Canada win gold over Finland - Sportsnet.ca
Credit the Finns, who show up in the medal rounds of tournaments every year it seems.

Tough decisions ahead for Team Canada GM - Article - TSN
This is glorious since Weber is already part of the roster.

Not Hockey

Warriors vs. Thunder 2016 final score: Oklahoma City blitzes Golden State in commanding Game 3 win - SBNation.com
Not sure which team has a better formula to beat the Cavs at this point. Westbrook's size makes him a good foil to both Irving and Curry.