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2019 Stanley Cup playoffs: May 4 open thread

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NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at Boston Bruins Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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)

Saturday’s schedule

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