Well there goes my bracket. I had the Flames as my dark horse to make it to the Cup Final. Oh well.
There was a scary moment when Matt Stajan laid out Corey Perry with a hip check gone awry. Perry crawled off the ice, but came back later. It's unclear if he suffered a minor injury and played through, but he did end up scoring the GWG.
GIF: another look pic.twitter.com/c2I3Gj0OUF— Stephanie Vail (@myregularface) May 11, 2015
There was another scary moment when the Sportsnet intermission panel was revealed to be PJ Stock, Colby Armstrong, and John Shannon. Thank you to the inventor of the mute button.
Flames' Magical Season Comes to an End - Matchsticks and Gasoline
This is the best attempt we could make at describing an indescribable season.
Random Thoughts - Anaheim Calling
A series recap from the Ducks team and a preview of the matchup with he Hawks to come.
Ducks move on to conference finals when Corey Perry, of course, scores
Of course it was Corey Perry who scored the overtime goal against the Calgary Flames that put the Ducks in the Western Conference finals.
The worst part of the Flames getting knocked out is we won't have any more Burke.
I felt that this GIF of Burke walking into the arena needed to be in slow motion pic.twitter.com/A47if48GIU— Stephanie Vail (@myregularface) May 11, 2015
In the other conference, the Rangers tied up the series with the Caps. Game 7 will be Wednesday. Kreider scored in the first minute and the last minute to help the Rangers win.
Ovechkin doubled down at the end. "We’re going to play our game and we’re going to come back and we’re going to play Montreal or Tampa."— Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) May 11, 2015
Recap: Now It Is Double Elimination as Rangers Force Game 7 with 4-3 win - Japers' Rink
The Caps closed with a rush, but a three-goal deficit was too much to overcome as they dropped a 4-3 decision to the New York Rangers in Game 6.
Rangers Vs. Capitals: Rangers Force Game 7; We'll See You Wednesday - Blueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3, and forced Game 7 on Wednesday back at Madison Square Garden.
Mike Babcock has begun process of speaking/meeting with teams. It's believed he met/spoke with Shanahan yesterday. Will talk again at Worlds— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) May 10, 2015
The only thing the Leafs have to sell to Babcock is the challenge: Arthur | Toronto Star
Babcock’s stated list of priorities includes the voice he is given in the organization, a chance to really win, and what his wife thinks.
Babcock won't talk about meeting with Sabres
The Toronto Maple Leafs will have "serious talks" with the Red Wings' Mike Babcock about becoming their new head coach, Damien Cox of sportsnet.ca reported Sunday.
Babcock to Edmonton a Longshot - The Copper & Blue
Elliotte Friedman names Babcock's top three destinations
Fill the Net 81 Hockey
Phil Kessel's Fill the Net 81 hockey camp for youth players has 2 sessions in July 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Also available is Fill the Net 81 Hockey apparel. Navigate to the "About Phil" section and check out wee-Kessel when he was a 9 year old star.
Report: Matthews' agreement with Swiss club not finalized, remains an option
Is the top prospect in the 2016 draft considering bolting to Europe rather than playing for free?
The Schuchards and the draft of '95 - The Copper & Blue
The generational player the Oilers missed and the grandparents who inspired him.
Your Handy Controversial NHL Playoff Goal Quiz
DGB explains how to determine if a questionable goal is good.
There are no games scheduled for tonight, so it's your chance to go to bed early and be ready so you can stay up late to watch the Habs be eliminated tomorrow.