Stanley Cup Playoff Papers
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Today’s Stanley Cup 2nd Round Game:
Bruins at Canadiens @ 6 pm. Blackhawks at Wild @ 8 pm.
Penguins 2 Rangers 0 (Pittsburgh lead series 2-1):
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Without question, Fleury stops the show.
Pittsburgh Tribune: Crosby gets last laugh for cheap shots.
New York Daily News: Rangers power play woes continue.
Kings 3 Ducks 1 (Los Angeles leads series 2-0):
Orange County Register: Kings strike again, take 2-0 series lead over Ducks.
Other Cup news:
Globe and Mail: Gaborik and Vanek help keep buyers’ remorse at bay.
Other NHL news:
News and Observer: Canes fire Kirk Muller; new GM Ron Francis plans ‘open search’ for new coach.
AHL Playoffs – IceCaps news:
The Telegram: IceCaps no more familiar with Admirals than they were with Devils. For the second straight series the IceCaps will face a team they didn’t play during the regular season.
The Virginian-Pilot: Admirals look for quick strike as Round 2 starts tonight. Get all you need to know about the team St. John’s will face from the other side’s perspective.
2nd Round Schedule:
Game 1 – Tue., May 6 – Norfolk at St. John’s, 5:00
Game 2 – Wed., May 7 – Norfolk at St. John’s, 5:00
Game 3 – Sat., May 10 – St. John’s at Norfolk, 7:00
Game 4 – Mon., May 12 – St. John’s at Norfolk, 6:15
*Game 5 – Tue., May 13 – St. John’s at Norfolk, 6:15
*Game 6 – Fri., May 16 – Norfolk at St. John’s, 5:00
*Game 7 – Sat., May 17 – Norfolk at St. John’s, 5:00