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Jets news: More Burmistrov talk. Prospect profile – Connor Hellebuyck. Big 3 RFAs (Little, Bogosian and Wheeler) analysis.

Stanley Cup news.

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.

Note II:  After a week off, the Illegal Curve Hockey Show returns to its usual noon to 3 pm cst on TSN Radio 1290 as Drew, Richard and Ezra break down all the latest Stanley Cup news.  Guest:  Mike Heika (Dallas Morning News)

Jets news:

TSN:  Rona Roundtable podcastRick Ralph had on former player agent and Maple Leafs assistant GM Bill Watters to talk about the Alex Burmistrov contract situation.  Watters was on to discuss his dealings with Burmistrov’s agent Mark Gandler.  Also in the first hour of the show you can also hear Trevor Nott of Nott Auto Corp discussing Burmistrov shipping his car back to Russia, for whatever that is worth.  Update:  Burmistrov said, 4 days ago (via his instagram), that he hopes his dad will be happy with the car.  It is a shame that we won’t be able to make any Yakov Smirnoff jokes.  Thanks to reader Garret for the heads up.
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Winnipeg Jets official site:  Prospect profile – Connor HellebuyckTaking a look at some of the young guns in the pipeline.

Jets Contract Week:

Richard broke down some of the contracts and decisions that GM Kevin Cheveldayoff will need to make as he figures out his roster for the 2013-14 season.

RFA Bryan Little

RFA Zach Bogosian

RFA Blake Wheeler

Stanley Cup news:

Scores:  Rangers 4 Bruins 3 in OT | Wings 2 Hawks 0 | Kings 3 Sharks 0
Games: Senators @ Penguins

Rangers 4 Bruins 3 in OT (Boston leads series 3-1):

New York Post:  Kreider’s OT goal keeps Rangers season going.

New York Daily News:  John Tortorella defends decision to scratch Brad Richards.

Boston Herald:  Bruins give away Game 4.

Boston Herald:  Tuukka Rask now the fall guy.

Wings 2 Hawks 0 (Detroit leads series 3-1):

Detroit Free Press:  Howard, Red Wings thoroughly frustrating Blackhawks.

Chicago Daily Herald:  Toews says team is going to keep believing in themselves.

Chicago Daily Herald:  Blackhawks’ dream season now a nightmare.

Chicago Tribune:  Power play? Nothing to it.

ESPN:  Toews has night to forget in Game 4.

Kings 3 Sharks 0 (Los Angeles leads series 3-2):

L.A. Times:  Kings overpower Sharks to take 3-2 series lead.

San Jose Mercury News:  Sharks desperate for a Game 7.