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2019 Stanley Cup playoffs: April 28 open thread

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Carolina Hurricanes v New York Islanders - Game One Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

The Hurricanes and Sharks look to grab a 2-0 series lead in their respective series Sunday.

In the first game, the Hurricanes look to win their third straight road playoff game. Carolina won Game 7 in double overtime in Washington to claim the first-round series then won in overtime to take Game 1 against the Islanders.

Hurricanes: Trevor van Riemsdyk, Teuvo Teravainen, Jaccob Slavin (Steel alum)

Islanders: Nick Leddy

The second game of the day has the Sharks seeking a 2-0 lead at home and their fifth straight playoff win dating back to Game 5 of the first round. Sharks are 4-1 this postseason at the SAP Center, with its lone loss in Game 2 against Vegas in the first round. The Avalanche are 2-2 on the road.

Avalanche: J.T. Compher (Northbrook)

Sunday’s schedule

Game 2: Hurricanes at Islanders, 2 p.m. (NBC), CAR 1-0

Game 2: Avalanche at Sharks, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN), SJ 1-0

*All times Central