Playoffs: Four Deciding Factors in Preds vs. Blues | Nashville Predators
We at On the Forecheck will have you covered with a full preview of this series over the next couple of days, but here's a quick hit from the Preds.
Fight video Max Pacioretty Jimmy Vesey violent Rangers Canadiens Game6 | ProHockeyTalk
For your viewing pleasure.
Erie Insurance Arena bans cowbells after some are thrown on ice during Ontario Hockey League playoff game | ESPN
This just in, when you give stuff away, sometimes it winds up on the ice after a win.
Blackhawks are keeping Joel Quenneville, and that’s the right move - Second City Hockey
Quenneville got outcoached during this series, but he's one of the best in the league.
Don Cherry’s latest suit looks like it comes from your favorite horror film - SBNation.com
Don Cherry may say a lot of horrible things, but he's also really meme-able.
Ilya Kovalchuk wants to return to the NHL - Sportsnet.ca
The playoffs are literally happening right now, why do we need to make stuff up?
Leafs not ready for journey to end in Game 6 - TSN
I'm sure the Hawks weren't ready for their journey to end in game 4, but we'll see.
Maple Leafs’ Mitch Marner struggles through the key lesson of NHL playoff hockey: ‘He’s got to dig in’ | National Post
"To hear Babcock talk about Marner’s so-called struggles, you would think the 19-year-old hadn’t scored in weeks. In reality, Marner had a goal in Game 1 and is tied for a team-leading four points in five games."
Flames young'n Sam Bennett determined to build on playoff positives | Calgary Sun
After being on the wrong end of another sweep, I imagine that may be a bit difficult.
Steve Valiquette: Being a backup has helped my analysis | Newsday
This is good news for Carter Hutton's future broadcast career.
U.S. going for gold | IIHF
The US won a tense match versus Sweden yesterday in OT, so the U18 team will go for gold today versus Finland.
Here are the two finalists for Kraft Hockeyville | ProHockeyTalk
I'm not hating on these communities getting money or a preseason game, but I do think importing Kraft Hockeyville is a bad fit for the American market.
Marc-Andre Fleury likely to start in goal for Penguins in second round | NHL.com
Murray is still out with a lower body injury.