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Liveblog: Penguins stay alive with 3-2 win; Nashville eliminates Detroit

Three power-play goals in the first period, and a 2-1 Philadelphia lead.
Then playoff hockey broke out.
The Penguins got goals from Jordan Staal to take a second-period lead.
Then Marc-André Fleury – who’d been lousy in this series – made 14 saves in the third period.
Back to Philly for Game 6.

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Chris Neil

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