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.
Jets, prospect and World Championship news:
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets among most expensive pro teams to watch. This isn’t just an NHL list, it is a list of all the professional leagues in North America. Peggers are clearly not adverse to spending top dollar to support their team as the Jets are 2nd in the NHL and 10th overall.
– Andrew Ladd had two assists as Team Canada fell to Sweden in a quarter final shootout.
– Ondrej Pavelec and his Czech Republic team lost 2-1 to the Swiss.
– Jacob Trouba had a goal in an 8-3 US trouncing of Russia.
Stanley Cup news:
Scores: Bruins 3 Rangers 2 in OT | Kings 4 Sharks 3
Games: Senators @ Penguins
Bruins 3 Rangers 2 in OT (Boston leads series 1-0):
Boston Herald: Forty years, 75 minutes needed for Bruins to beat NY in playoffs.
Boston Herald: He’s Brad to the bone.
Boston Herald: Nobody bigger than Zdeno Chara.
New York Daily News: NY Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist puts up ‘help wanted’ sign.
Kings 4 Sharks 3 (Los Angeles leads series 2-0):
San Jose Mercury News: Sharks loss was unnecessary and possibly backbreaking.
San Jose Mercury News: Raffi Torres’ past catching up to him.