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Tuesday Morning Hot Links: Net Gains and Round One Antics

Caps advance, Leafs push Boston to game 7

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets
Washington gets by the Jackets in 6
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Playoff Hotlinks on a Tuesday morning:

It sure looks like the Oilers are close to signing a goaltender. What’s the right price? Jason Gregor has his take over at Oilers Nation.

Jujhar Khaira took a big step for the Oilers last year. What’s next for Jujhar? Lowetide has it at the Athletic.

Iiro Pakarinen has left the Oilers for the KHL. (Copper and Blue)

The first round has nearly come to a close. For the Capitals, it ended last night with a 6-3 victory over the Cdolumbus Blue Jackets. Alex Ovechkin had two goals while Braden Holtby turned aside 35 of 38 shots to secure a game 6 victory and a series win over Columbus. Geoff Thompson has a recap over at SB Nation’s Japers’ Rink.

They’re going to game seven: The Leafs held off the Bruins by a 3-1 score. Katya Knappe has it for you over at SB Nation’s Pension Plan Puppets.

Bruins and Leafs go for round 2 on Wednesday. The NHL Entry draft lottery is Saturday. Don’t miss that.