Saturday’s Three Stars: OT thrillers for Caps, Sens and Blackhawks; brawl punctuates Sharks/Blues (Puck Daddy)
(Lance Crabtree, Chris Ferara, Vince Ferara and Ryan Thomas pose together before Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 14, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. They later wept simultaneously when someone dropped a supreme nachos on their outfits. …)
No. 1 Star: Bryan Bickell, Chicago Blackhawks
The Blackhawks forward scored his second goal of the game at 10:36 of overtime, giving Chicago a 4-3 comeback win and a 1-1 split in their first-round series with the Phoenix Coyotes. He also had a power play goal in the first period. Overtime was made possible by a Patrick Sharp goal with six seconds left in the game.
No. 2 Star: Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals
The Caps rookie goalie finished the first two games of their series at the Boston Bruins having stopped 71 of 73 shots, including 43 in Washington's double-OT win in Game 2. Holtby made 11 saves in the extra sessions, before Nicklas Backstrom won the game, 2-1, with a goal at 2:56 of the second OT.
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