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Edmonton took a 2-0 lead over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday with a 2-1 win at the Honda Center in their second round Western Conference match up.
Home ice, for now, rests with the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins as they defeated Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday.
Nashville Predators continued their strong play in the playoffs on Wednesday with a 4-3 victory over St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center.
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The Eastern Conference second round opens on Thursday when the Washington Capitals host the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers face the Ottawa Senators.
The St. Louis Blues, Nashville Predators, Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks will continue their quest to reach the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday.
The Washington Capitals were pushed hard by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the opening round of the Eastern Conference post-season, but finally dispatched them on Sunday.