The Philadelphia Flyers have removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America.".
Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and two assists, Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists and Braden Holtby stopped all 30 shots he faced to lead the Washington Capitals to a 6-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5.
In a series where not much has separated the teams in the first five games, the Blues, with Jaden Schwartz leading the way, made a definitive statement in a 3-2 win over Winnipeg on Saturday night that gave the Blues a 4-2 series win over the Jets.
During the second period of the Stars' 5-3 win over Nashville on Saturday in Game 5 of their first-round series, Jamie Benn was faced with a choice. A loose puck drifted away from him and beneath the Nashville goalline. Ryan Ellis represented the only obstacle in Benn's way.