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.
Today’s Stanley Cup 2nd Round Game:
Penguins at Rangers @ 6:00 pm (Penguins lead series 3-2).
Wild at Blackhawks @ 8:00 pm (Series tied 2-2).
Bruins 4 Canadiens 2 (Bruins lead series 3-2):
Boston Globe: Bruins took the lead and never looked back.
Montreal Gazette: ‘We had to step up and we didn’t do it’.
Ducks 2 Kings 0 (Series tied 2-2):
Orange County Register: Ducks’ future provides boost for Ducks’ present (registration required).
AHL Playoffs – IceCaps news (St. John’s leads series 2-1):
The Virginian-Pilot: Admirals lose 5-3 to IceCaps, trail 2-1 in series.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Part 1: 0:00 – Friday Night Recap (CHI/Min Game 4, PIT/NYR Game 5). 15:48 – Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins. 25:25 – New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins. 39:58 – Toronto Maple Leafs give Randy Carlyle a two year contract extension. 49:38 – Interview with Michael Traikos, National Post. 1:02:34 – Anaheim Ducks vs. LA Kings.
Part 2: 0:00 – Interview with Amanda Stein, TSN 690 Montreal. 12:30 – Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild. 22:51 – Interview with Scott Powers, ESPN Chicago. 37:22 – Flyers name Ron Hextall GM, Paul Holmgren named President. 51:28 – New Coaching Hires/Fires. 1:03:36 – Rapid Fire/Cheers & Jeers.