There are two Game 5s on the schedule for Saturday night.
The Bruins look to carry the momentum from a 4-1 win in Game 4 in Columbus into Game 5 at home. Patrice Bergeron scored two power-play goals and Tuukka Rask made 39 saves to hand the Blue Jackets their first home loss in this year’s playoffs. The first two games of the series at TD Garden were decided in overtime.
Blue Jackets: Adam Clendening, Ryan Dzingel (Wheaton), Artemi Panarin
Bruins: John Moore (Winnetka/Steel alum), Joakim Nordstrom
The Sharks will try to bounce back at home after a 3-0 shutout loss in Game 4 in Denver. Philipp Grubauer made 32 saves for Colorado to even the series. The Avalanche and Sharks split the first two games of the series at SAP Center in San Jose.
Avalanche: JT Compher (Northbrook)
Game 5: Blue Jackets at Bruins, 6:15 p.m. (NBC), Tied 2-2
Game 5: Avalanche at Sharks, 9 p.m. (NBCSN), Tied 2-2
*All times Central