Four teams seasons are on the line on Monday night in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers both kept their seasons alive on Sunday night to forced Game 7s on Monday.


Toronto 2 Boston 1


The Maple Leafs got great goaltending from James Reimer and completed the series comeback on the Boston Bruins with a 2-1 win in Game 6.  Toronto had been down 3-1 in the series after losing Games 3 and 4 at home.


Reimer made 29 saves with the lone goal come in the final minute by Milan Lucic with the Leafs up 2-0.  Both Toronto goals came early in the third from Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel.


Game 7 will be at the TD Bank Garden in Boston on Monday night at 5:00pm.


NY Rangers 1 Washington 0


Derick Brassard’s second period goal held up for the Rangers as they beat the Washington Capitals, 1-0, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.  The win forced a Game 7 in Washington.


Brassard scored on a blast from the point midway through the second period.  Both goalies were outstanding, Henrik Lundqvist had 27 saves for the shutout and Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots.


Game 7 goes on Monday night at Verizon Centre in Washington at 6:00pm and will be the second straight year that these two teams have went the distance against each other.  New York won last year to advance to the Eastern Conference Final.


Detroit 3 Anaheim 2


The Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim Ducks went toe-to-toe in Game 7 of their Western Conference series on Sunday night.  The Red Wings picked up a 3-2 to advance to the second round.


The Red Wings built up a 3-1 lead heading into the third period on goals from Henrik Zetterberg, Justin Abdelkader and Valtteri Filppula.


Francois Beauchemin scored on the power play late in the third period to make the game close, but the Ducks couldn’t break through late for the equalizer.


The seventh seeded Red Wings knocked off the second seeded Ducks to advance to the second round where they will face the top ranked Chicago Blackhawks.  The other Western Conference semifinal series will have the Los Angeles Kings taking on the San Jose Sharks as three of the top four seeds fell in the first round.


The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins are already through in the Eastern Conference and will square off in the second round.  The winners from Monday’s Game 7s will meet in the second round.