Mats Zuccarello scored two goals in an 11:05 span in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals Saturday.
Two breakaway goals in less than a minute proved to be the difference Saturday night as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 and advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
In the two days between an unfathomable loss and a decisive victory, DeMar DeRozan was the picture of calm. After going without a field goal in Game 3, the Raptors' leading scorer simply vowed to be better, and Kyle Lowry & Co. never doubted him.
Whether he was trying to convince himself or his players, Leafs coach Mike Babcock sure seemed confident his team would win Game 6 on Sunday night in Toronto and force an all-or-nothing Game 7 in Washington.