Happy Monday, folks. Get your coffee/caffeine of choice ready to go for tonight’s late puck drop.
Round One News
Preds Recall Goaltender Anders Lindback
While Predators Facebook freaked out, the recall of Anders Lindback is simply a depth recall. Lindback serves as a practice goaltender for the Predators as they make their way through the playoffs. Expect additional "black aces" in the next few days.
Offensive Surge from Watson, Arvidsson, & Fiala Secures Game 2 Win for Predators - On the Forecheck
Hayley breaks down Game 2 against Colorado here.
Preds Have Another Level as Series Shifts to Denver
The Predators need to rediscover a higher level of play as they seek to secure a Game 3 victory.
Avalanche Excited For Home Support
Meanwhile, Colorado looks to use their home ice to their advantage.
Around the League
Wild crush Jets in Game 3 for first win of series - Sportsnet.ca
The Minnesota Wild defeated the Winnipeg Jets by a score of 6-2 on Sunday, picking up their first win of the series. Minnesota was relentless and Devan Dubnyk saved 29 of 31 shots.
Devils starter for Game 3 against Lightning decided, not announced
Keith Kinkaid was excellent down the stretch, but Corey Schneider allowed no goals in relief on Saturday. Who will be in net tonight? PS: Tampa Bay is good.
Pastrnak, Bruins crush Maple Leafs in Game 2 to take 2-0 series lead - Sportsnet.ca
Boston has stomped all over Toronto.
Gibson giving Ducks chance against Sharks in playoffs
NHL: John Gibson gives Anaheim hope.
Me: Are you sure?
Ilya Bryzgalov continues to troll Flyers goalies on Twitter - Sportsnet.ca
Here’s an amusing mini-story out of Pennsylvania.
Penguins tie playoff record for fastest two goals
This is pretty neat, and none of us like Pittsburgh.
Milwaukee Admirals News
Chatterbox, Vol. 274 – Admirals Roundtable
The Admirals finished their roller coaster season on Saturday evening with a 2-4 loss to the Iowa Wild. They are out of playoff contention. Expect some roster updates as the black aces are recalled. Players like Harry Zolnierczyk, Frederick Gaudreau, and Alexandre Carrier are likely call-ups to the big club.
Playoff Trolling: “No One Likes Corey Perry” Edition
Have a great week, folks.