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May 26, 1993

Undated (AP) _ No games scheduled. The playoffs resume Thursday night with Game 6 of the Campbell Conference final at the Forum as the Los Angeles Kings look to stay alive against the Toronto Maple Leafs. STARS Tuesday

Glenn Anderson scored with 40 seconds left in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 for a 3-2 lead in the Campbell Conference final. SEATING

The Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers will play two exhibition games at London’s Wembley Arena on Sept. 11-12, the NHL and NHL Players Association announced.

″I couldn’t say yes fast enough when they asked whether we were interested,″ Toronto general manager Cliff Fletcher said Tuesday.

Chicago and Montreal played a two-game series last September at Wembley. STATS

Glenn Anderson of Toronto recorded his 11th assist of the playoffs against Los Angeles in Game 5 of the Campbell Conference final Tuesday night, tying him with Bryan Trottier for fifth on the all-time playoff assist list. Anderson’s fifth goal of the playoffs moved him into sole possession of fourth place on the all-time goal scoring list with 86, one shy of former Edmonton Oilers teammate Mark Messier. STREAKS

Toronto won Game 5 of a playoff series for the third time this postseason. The Maple Leafs beat Detroit in overtime 5-4, and St. Louis 5-1, before topping the Kings 3-2 in overtime Tuesday night. SHOTS

Goaltender Felix Potvin stopped 41 of 43 shots to key Toronto’s 3-2 overtime victory over Los Angeles in Game 5 of the Campbell Conference final. SEASONS May 26

1988-The Edmonton Oilers completed a run of four Stanley Cups in five years with a 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins, completing a 4-0 sweep that took five games because of a blackout in Boston Garden that wiped out Game 4. Wayne Gretzky won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP and established a playoff record with 31 assists.

1992-The Pittsburgh Penguins became the first team in 48 years to make up a three-goal deficit in a final-round game, overcoming 3-0 and 4-1 deficits to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 1. Jaromir Jagr tied the game with a spectacular individual effort and Mario Lemieux knocked in a power-play rebound in the final seconds for the game-winner. SPEAKING

″I didn’t know whether I’d try to take (the puck) and control it or just shoot it. The last thing that went through my mind was: ’Just get a shot on net. There’s not much time left in the period. Anything can happen if we get a shot on net.‴ - Toronto’s Glenn Anderson after scoring in overtime to give the Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory over Los Angeles in Game 5 of the Campbell Conference final.

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