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The Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup Wednesday night, their third in six years, capping off another incredible NHL postseason.
With a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils Tuesday, the New York Rangers won the Presidents' Trophy for the NHL's top regular season record and earned home-ice throughout the playoffs.
The Caps needed the Ottawa Senators to lose on Sunday night in order to clinch a playoff berth and the Senators obliged with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.