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ICYMI: Friday, June 12

by NHL.com Staff / NHL.com

Have #FOMO? Simply want to catch up after a busy day? No worries, NHL.com has you covered. Welcome to our new ICYMI blog, a daily digest of all news, features and blogs we publish. Consider it your one-stop shop for all written NHL.com content.



TRENDING:

Lightning goaltender Bishop possible for Game 5
Goaltender Ben Bishop did not practice Friday for the Tampa Bay Lightning and his status for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final remains uncertain.

Preview: Blackhawks, Lightning resume tight series
The 2015 Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning is already one of the closest series in Stanley Cup Playoff history, and there's no reason to think that will change in Game 5 at Amalie Arena on Saturday.

NEWS:

Coyotes issue statement regarding legal actions taken against City of Glendale
The Arizona Coyotes issued the following statement today regarding legal actions taken against the City of Glendale.

FEATURES:

High-scoring Lightning trying to win Cup with defense
The high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning, who led the League in scoring during the regular season, are trying to win the Stanley Cup with defense.

Garrison: Off days provide chance to relax with family
In his latest blog for NHL.com, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison talks about the importance of rest and family time in between games in the Stanley Cup Final.

Lightning decided on Vasilevskiy before playoffs
Andrei Vasilevskiy, now thrust into the heart of the biggest story of the Final, spent much of the 2014-15 season as the No. 3 goaltender on Tampa Bay's depth chart.

Farrish: Fatigue a factor for Blackhawks defensemen
For additional insight into the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks during the Stanley Cup Final, NHL.com has enlisted the help of Dave Farrish to break down the action. Farrish will be checking in throughout the series.



Canucks prospect Virtanen gets first pro look in Utica

Vancouver Canucks prospect Jake Virtanen is getting his first taste of the American Hockey League as the Utica Comets compete for the 2015 Calder Cup.


BLOG COVERAGE:

Lightning's Johnson scrutinized over lack of faceoffs
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson isn't sure if he'll be taking faceoffs in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Panthers' Tallon will be flexible at 2015 draft: report
Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said he's approaching the 2015 NHL Draft with an open mind.

Sea Dogs' Zboril to represent Czech Republic
Saint John Sea Dogs defenseman Jakub Zboril will represent the Czech Republic in two events this summer.

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