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:
CBC: Memorial Cup – Players to Watch. The Jets only have one player in the tournament as Saskatoon Blades Lukas Sutter is the lone rep for Winnipeg. All eyes will be on the Memorial Cup now that Team Canada was eliminated from the World Championships.
Winnipeg Jets: Prospect Profile – Ryan Olsen. Always good to get a look at some of the prospects in the system.
– Jacob Trouba and Team USA will take on Switzerland today at 7 pm in the World Championship Semi Finals.
Stanley Cup news:
Scores: Penguins 4 Senators 3
Games: Red Wings @ Hawks | Sharks @ Kings
Penguins 4 Senators 3 (Penguins leads series 2-0):
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Sidney Crosby puts on a show in 4-3 victory.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Brenden Morrow’s contribution a big one.
Pittsburgh Tribune: Penguins far from satisfied after Game 2.
Ottawa Sun: Crosby puts on clinic for Karlsson.
Ottawa Sun: Senators lose a few pounds.
Globe and Mail: Spezza could return for Sens as soon as Game 3.
Globe and Mail: Alex Edler suspended two games for knee-on-knee hit on Staal. I was watching this live and you could see a fraction of a second before the hit that Staal was vulnerable. The hit itself and the reaction by Staal was simply brutal.
CBC: Don Cherry disagrees with Raffi Torres suspension. Grapes feels the suspension was a result of the name on the back of the jersey.