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Comets Streak To Game 1 Win | Grand Rapids Griffins
The Griffins lost the first game of the Calder Cup Western Conference Final by a score of 2-1. Mark Zengerle scored the Griffins' lone goal.

Frk’s goal in OT keeps Walleye’s season alive | The Blade
If only Martin Frk could produce at this level in at least the AHL.

Detroit Red Wings' Joakim Andersson: 'I gotta produce more' | Detroit Free Press
Landon Ferraro has probably passed Andersson in the depth chart, so if the Swede does not want to end up like Cory Emmerton, he will have to produce more.

NHL News

Lightning shock Rangers in Game 5, one win away from Cup Final | Puck Daddy
This should have been us.

Slava Fetisov wants to ban young Russians from playing in NHL - CBSSports.com
I hope that Fetisov's proposal does not become a reality, but I understand why he wants to make the KHL a stronger league.

Report: Blues will stick with Hitchcock ‘barring anything dramatic’ | ProHockeyTalk
Signing Mike Babcock would have been that dramatic thing, but since he is off the market, the Blues will awkwardly have to turn back to their current coach.

Antoine Vermette plays hero as Blackhawks beat Ducks in double-OT | Puck Daddy
It is hard for me to write this, but let's go Ducks!

NHL Awards: Sather, Yzerman, Murray finalists for GM of the Year - CBSSports.com
Congratulations to Yzerman. Nice to see him practicing before he returns to the Wings.

5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were "just OK" | The Hockey News
I would not call Chris Osgood "just ok" in 1998, but he was by no means a superstar.

This Blackhawks dad and son are exhausted by overtime playoff hockey - SBNation.com
Overtime is an exciting, yet incredibly tiring event.

Let's Go Red Wings!