Less than a day after finally wrapping business in the East, the NHL's Western Conference kicks off second-round Stanley Cup Playoff action this evening from Glendale:
- (4) Nashville at (3) Phoenix, 9 p.m. ET (NBCSN): teams split four-game season series; identical GF/GA (12). 2011-12 - Smith: 0-0-1, 3.69/.886 vs Preds. Rinne: 2-2-0, 2.72/.919.
As well, the Rampage are in Chicago for a first-round deciding AHL Calder Cup Playoff Game Five against the Wolves at 8:30 (KTKR with the radio feed). May be a few LBCers getting together for a watch party at Breakaway/Saveology Iceplex in Coral Springs; check the thread below for updates or to RSVP if interested.