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Lightning 5, Red Wings 2: Detroit can't complete comeback, forcing Game 7 in Tampa Bay | MLive.com
As unfortunate as it was that we could not end the series last night, this was bound to be a long one. The Red Wings have won every other game so far. Let's keep the pattern up!

Watch Petr Mrazek make unbelievable stick save on Brian Boyle (Video) | Puck Daddy
"Scores! No! Mrazek got it!"

Marcel Pronovost remembered as Hall of Fame player and person | The Hockey News
Marcel Pronovost passed away Sunday at the age of 84. Pronovost played the majority of his career with the Red Wings, between 1949 and 1965. He won the Stanley Cup four times as a Red Wing, once as a Leaf, and three times as a scout for the Devils.

Kronwalled: Red Wings defenseman levels Lightning’s Kucherov | ProHockeyTalk
Kronwalled!

Teemu Pulkkinen keeps piling up stats with Grand Rapids Griffins | Detroit Free Press
Pulkkinen is a perfect case study of how much more difficult the NHL is than the AHL. While he was able to make an impact with the Wings, it was not nearly the same dominance as he has had with the Griffins.

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Islanders vs. Capitals 2015 final score, NHL playoffs: Washington wins Game 7 to advance - SBNation.com
Prediction: The Capitals beat the Rangers in six to make to the Eastern Conference Final, where their run ends.

2015 Norris Trophy finalists: Doughty, Karlsson and Subban | ProHockeyTalk
My pick to win the trophy is Erik Karlsson, but I could easily see P.K. Subban winning it again.

Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Nashville Predators | Puck Daddy
The 2014-2015 Predators were a team that were not supposed to be. They impressed, and were a legitimate Cup contender heading into the playoffs. And then things did not go as planned.

Rangers' Mats Zuccarello out indefinitely with 'upper body injury' - CBSSports.com
Mats Zuccarello will probably miss at least a portion of the second round of the playoffs for the Rangers.

Weber has ‘medical procedure’ for ‘subluxed kneecap’ | ProHockeyTalk
"Subluxed." Well, I learned a new word today.

Deck stacked against Flames vs Ducks, but... - Sportsnet.ca
The smart money will be on the Ducks to win this series, but you never know. Where there is a will there is a way. The Flames may be able to pull off an improbable upset.

Paul Pierce is now taunting opposing teams at hockey games - SBNation.com
The former Celtics' player currently plays for the Washington Wizards.

Seattle suburb approached about new arena in hopes of luring NHL | TSN
The Seattle NHL front has been relatively quiet lately. Until the city has an arena in place for the NHL to use the NHL is not ready to have any franchise talks.

Weekend Takeaways: Destinations for Dion - Sportsnet.ca
The article brings up a good point. If the Canucks want to rebuild, will they do so while keeping the Sedin twins around? I think they do, but it will be an interesting story to follow during the next couple of offseasons.

Let's Go Red Wings!