The puzzle could be completed tomorrow when the Caitals visit the Flyers. The Flyers lead the series 3-2 and have a chance to clinch. Boston and Montreal will also meet tomorrow in Game 7 of the other remaining series.
For some on the Rangers’ roster, a rest is just what the doctor ordered. The Blueshirts will resume their playoff run on Thursday or Friday (depending who the opponent is) and will allow Marc Staal and Scott Gomez to tend their wounds.
John Dellapina makes a case for more talk about hockey, suggesting the local New York Media (particularly Talk Radio) continues to miss out on the opportunity.
From the Ashbury Park Press, we get an opinion that the Rangers’ success means a plus for the NHL.
The Wolf Pack fell behind two games to one in their playoff series with the Pirates. Hartford battled back from a 2-0 deficit, but fell short 3-2 and now will almost have to win Game 4.
Ryan Hillier was injured in the Mooseheads’ opening game loss in OT to Gatineau. There’s hope that Hillier will be available for Game 2, so it appears the injury isn’t serious.