Stanley Cup Playoff Papers
Note: Reminder that if any Stanley Cup Playoff games go to overtime, we will be having our CompuStitch Embroidery Design #ICOTPOOL contest. Similar to the #ICGWG contest in that you pick one player (total) from either team and @ tweet us (@illegalcurve) with your selection as well as the hashtag #ICOTPOOL. Winner gets IC Gear so always ensure you send in a pick and following the game be sure to check out the IC Contest Winner page to see if you’ve been selected.
Tonight’s Stanley Cup Games:
Rangers @ Flyers @ 6:30 pm.
Penguins 4 Blue Jackets 3 (Pittsburgh wins series 4-2):
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins hold off Blue Jackets rally for 4-3 win; claim series.
Columbus Dispatch: Jackets fight to the finish.
Wild 5 Avalanche 2 (Series tied 3-3):
Minneapolis Star Tribune: Parise’s two goals lift Wild past Colorado to force Game 7.
Denver Post: Parise leads Wild past Avalanche to force Game 7.
Denver Post: Wayne Gretzky sings Nathan MacKinnon’s praises.
Kings 4 Sharks 1 (Series tied 3-3):
L.A. Times: Kings force Game 7 with 4-1 victory over Sharks.
San Jose Mercury News: Sharks need to reboot, and quickly.
Other cup news:
CBC: Coach’s Corner – Dumb-Dumb questions (video).
Other NHL news:
Calgary Herald: Treliving took long road to GM seat.
Globe and Mail: Talented Capitals need to find an edge.