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Video: Voynov’s OT winner has Blues on the brink

May 9, 2013, 1:45 AM EDT

Slava Voynov wasn’t going to hang back.

The 23-year-old defenseman jumped up into the rush in overtime, then took a pass from Anze Kopitar before beating Blues goalie Brian Elliott to give the L.A. Kings a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 of this Western Conference quarter-final.

The Kings now have a 3-2 series lead and can eliminated the Blues, who, according to their head coach Ken Hitchcock,  “played a hell of a hockey game,” in a losing cause, with a win on Friday.

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