Note: Reminder that if any Stanley Cup Playoff games go to overtime, we will be having our #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.
Stanley Cup news:
Scores: Kings 2 Sharks 1
Games: Wings @ Hawks at 7 pm cst on CBC.
Kings 2 Sharks 1 (Los Angeles win series 4-3):
San Jose Mercury News: A different, hardier kind of Sharks postseason exit, but still another exit.
Other Cup news:
Detroit Free Press: Wings need big things from Datsyuk, Zetterberg tonight.
Chicago Sun-Times: Two of Original Six heading to Game 7 is heaven for hockey fans.
Boston Herald: Plenty of Bruins-Pens history.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Key matchup in series? Try Crosby vs. Bergeron.
Toronto Star: Former Leaf GM asks court if he can serve notice online .
Winnipeg Jets news:
Winnipeg Free Press: Crafting a Draft. The run to the draft has the entire organization focused on the next generation of Jets prospects.
Winnipeg Free Press: If Noel’s the guy, Jets need to say so. Nobody wants a lame duck year from coach Noel. As Gary says you either extend him or set him free if you don’t feel he is the guy.
Illegal Curve: Latest Alexander Burmistrov news. Host of the TSN 1290 Rona Round Table Rick Ralph spoke with Slava Malamud, a journalist who works for the Russian sports daily Sport-Express, and also is a contributor for NHL.com and they briefly touched on Alexander Burmistrov and the KHL.