May 3, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) collides with St. Louis Blues center David Backes (42) during game three of the 2012 Western Conference semifinals at the Staples Center. The Kings defeated the Blues 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
- (7) Washington over (1) NY Rangers, 3-2 (REG): This about sums it up for the Rags; local reaction from Japers' Rink and Blueshirt Banter. Series tied at 2, Game Five tomorrow.
Today's NHL Playoff Action
- (2) St. Louis at (8) Los Angeles, 3 p.m. (NBC): Kings are 7-1 in postseason, have 3-0 lead in series. 'Nuff said.
- (5) Philadelphia at (6) New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN): Devils' goaltenders are a combined 79 years old today, hold 2-1 series lead.
Panthers in the WHC
- Florida's Marcel Goc and Germany (1-0) take on Latvia (0-1) at 2:15 ET from Stockholm. Slovakia (Tomas Kopecky) plays Team USA Monday; full tourney results and schedule here (and yes...the IIHF inexplicably finds itself operating a lousier website than the American Hockey League).
Around the Den
- The Rampage set course for friendlier shores as their second round series heads south to San Antonio after earning a split in OKC; Game Three is tomorrow.
- Spector's Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup
- Talking potential playoff MVPs at Puck Daddy
- Former Panthers Everyman Rick Dudley on the move once more?
- Interesting stuff from Sportsnet on player curfews during the postseason
- More mudslinging over the Coyotes, this time from a former owner
- We'll have a dedicated thread for the "late" game at 7 this evening. Have a great Sunday :)