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 3rd Round Games:
Rangers at Canadiens @ 7 pm (New York leads 1-0).
Blackhawks 3 Kings 1 (Chicago leads series 1-0):
Chicago Tribune: Hawks use their speed to take Game 1.
ESPN Chicago: Hawks move past the bad to get to the good.
Orange County Register: Weary Kings are game, but fall in Chicago.
Other Cup news:
Montreal Gazette: Price out for rest of Rangers series.
Other NHL news:
Washington Post: Ovechkin injured at world championships.
AHL Playoffs – 3rd Round – IceCaps vs. TBD:
The Telegram: Cleaning out the notebook as IceCaps prepare.