NHL playoffs: Overtime magic
Watch all the drama from post-season sudden death
The Stanley Cup playoffs feature their fair share of drama, and nothing is more dramatic than a win in overtime. Here's a look at the thrill of victory and agony of defeat from sudden-death action in 2016.
June 4: Sharks 3, Penguins 2
After beating Evgeni Malkin for the puck behind the Pittsburgh net, Joonas Donskoi came out toward the left face-off circle and fired on Penguins goalie Matt Murray, the shot beating the crouching netminder high and reducing the Sharks series deficit to 2-1.
June 1: Penguins 2, Sharks 1
Sidney Crosby won the draw back to Kris Letang who fed the puck to Conor Sheary, who fired a wrist shot over Martin Jones's left shoulder, giving Pittsburgh a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
May 22: Lightning 4, Penguins 3
Tyler Johnson deflected Jason Garrison's wrist shot past Marc-Andre Fleury's glove, 53 seconds into overtime, to give the Lightning a 4-3 win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals and a 3-2 series lead.
May 16: Penguins 3, Lightning 2
Sidney Crosby beat Andrei Vasilevskiy from the circle 40 seconds into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Monday to even the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece.
May 10: Penguins 4, Capitals 3
Nick Bonino put a rebound past Braden Holtby 6:32 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night to wrap up the hotly contested Eastern Conference semifinal in six games.
May 9: Predators 4, Sharks 3
Viktor Arvidsson scored 2:03 into overtime, and the Nashville Predators forced a deciding seventh game for their second straight series by beating the San Jose Sharks 4-3.
May 6: Lightning 2, Islanders 1
Jason Garrison scored 1:34 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night and a 3-1 series lead.
May 5: Predators 4, Sharks 3 (3OT)
Mike Fisher scored at 11:12 of the third overtime, and the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 early Friday morning in the longest game in franchise history.
May 5: Stars 3, Blues 2
After a routing two nights earlier in St. Louis Blues and a scoreless third period, Cody Eakin tied the Dallas Stars' series at two games each with a goal 2:58 into overtime to beat the Blues 3-2.
May 4: Penguins 3, Capitals 2
Patric Hornqvist scored just 2:34 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win and a 3-1 series lead, putting the Washington Capitals on the edge of another disappointing playoff run.
May 3: Lightning 5, Islanders 4
Tampa Bay Lightning centre Brian Boyle scored at only 2:48 into overtime and his team took a 2-1 series lead over the New York Islanders.
May 1: Blues 4, Stars 3
St. Louis Blues captain David Backes tied up the second-round series against the Dallas Stars at one apiece, scoring 10:58 into extra time on the power play to put an end to the host's comeback attempt.
April 28: Capitals 4, Penguins 3
T.J. Oshie completed a hat trick in overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
His goal 9:33 into the extra frame stood up after video review once it was definitively shown that the puck went over the goal line.
April 24: Islanders 2, Panthers 1 (2OT)
John Tavares forced overtime by scoring with one minute remaining in regulation and sealed the series victory with the game-winner at 10:41 into double overtime as the New York Islanders eliminated the Florida Panthers in Game 6.
April 22: Wild 5, Stars 4
Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu scored the game-tying goal late in the third period of Game 5 and followed that up with the game-winner 4:55 into overtime to keep his team alive against the Dallas Stars.
April 22: Islanders 2, Panthers 1 (2OT)
The New York Islanders took a 3-2 series lead after centre Alan Quine scored his first career playoff goal on the power-play exactly 16 minutes into double overtime.
April 21: Blackhawks 4, Blues 3 (2OT)
Patrick Kane scored his first of the playoffs at 3:07 in double overtime to keep the Blackhawks' playoff hopes alive against the Blues in Game 5 of their first-round series.
April 18: Kings 2, Sharks 1
Tanner Pearson scored 3:47 into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings bounced back from a pair of series-opening losses at home to beat the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 of their first-round series.
April 17: Islanders 4, Panthers 3
With the series tied at one game apiece, Thomas Hickey scored 12:31 into the first overtime period to give the Islanders their first playoff win at the Barclays Center.
April 13: Blues 1, Blackhawks 0
With both Corey Crawford and Brian Elliott perfect through the opening 60 minutes, it took a deflection off the skate of a Blackhawks defender for Game 1 of the St. Louis-Chicago series to see its one and only goal:
With files from The Associated Press