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ICYMI: Monday, April 20

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:

Sharks, McLellan agree to part ways
Coach Todd McLellan and the San Jose Sharks have "mutually agreed to part ways," according to a release from the team Wednesday.

NHL.com mock drafts
Staff writers Mike Morreale and Adam Kimelman project the top 14 picks of June's NHL Draft.

Winnipeg fans ready for whiteout
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are returning to Winnipeg for the first time in 19 years, and there's a whiteout in the air as the Jets host the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 on Monday.



NEWS:

Starting times set for Thursday
NHL today announced updated start time and national television information for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round games scheduled for Thursday, April 23.

No suspension for Vancouver's Burrows
Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows will not be suspended for Game 4 of the Western Conference First Round series against the Calgary Flames.

Nicholson named CEO of Oilers group
Bob Nicholson appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oilers Entertainment Group.

Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook
Comprehensive Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook from games played on Sunday, April 19.

FEATURES:

Canadiens using two-day break to their advantage
The Montreal Canadiens are resting, relaxing and reloading to deliver what they hope will be a final knockout blow against the Ottawa Senators in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Wednesday.

Crawford lends support to Blackhawks rookie Darling
While Scott Darling will start for the Blackhawks in Game 4 against the Predators, displaced starter Corey Crawford is lending support and encouragement to the rookie goalie.

Red Wings searching for more shots in Game 3
The Tampa Bay Lightning have outshot the Detroit Red Wings by a combined 76-38 margin in the first two games, and the Red Wings want to reverse that trend.

Weise's heroics spark Canadiens to Game 3 victory
Dale Weise
Right Wing - MTL
GOALS: 2 | ASST: 0 | PTS: 2
SOG: 7 | +/-: 2
Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise is developing a reputation for delivering in the big moments of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Winnipeg fans ready to bring back the whiteout
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are returning to Winnipeg for the first time in 19 years, and there's a whiteout in the air as the Jets host the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 on Monday.

Senators, down 0-3 to Canadiens, staying optimistic
The Ottawa Senators dug themselves out of a big hole with a spectacular stretch run to make the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but this time, the challenge may be even more daunting.

BLOG COVERAGE:

Blackhawks' Carcillo could get cleared for Game 4
Injured Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo might get cleared medically to play in Game 4 of their first-round series on Tuesday.

Canucks expect more discipline in Game 4
The Canucks expect a more disciplined game when they play the Flames in Game 4.

Capitals rookie Burakovsky likely to take Fehr's place
Washington Capitals rookie forward Andre Burakovsky likely will make his Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Game 4 against the New York Islanders.

Jets center Perreault motivated to defeat former team
If there is one player in the Jets dressing room who knows their first-round series against the Ducks is far from over, it's Mathieu Perreault.

Bennett, Ferland among rookies to spark Flames
Sam Bennett and Michael Ferland are among six rookies who have helped the Flames to a 2-1 lead in their first-round series against the Canucks.

Predators' Fisher skates, Game 4 availability uncertain
It is unclear whether or not Nashville Predators center Mike Fisher will be available for Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Ducks embracing challenge of playing in Winnipeg
The Ducks are playing the villain's role Monday, but they are just as excited to be part of a special moment in Winnipeg's history as the Jets are.

Capitals lose forward Fehr for at least two games
Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr will not play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round series Tuesday against the New York Islanders.

Jets return home looking to get back in series
The stakes for the Winnipeg Jets are very clear when they play Game 3 against the Anaheim Ducks.

Abdelkader, Smith returning to Red Wings lineup
The Detroit Red Wings will have two lineup changes for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs series against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Blues want to keep it simple in Game 3 at Wild
The Blues will look to keep it simple in Game 3 against the Wild before a boisterous crowd at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild revert to Game 1 lineup for Game 3
The Minnesota Wild will go with the lineup that won them Game 1 against the St. Louis Blues for Game 3 of the Western Conference First Round.

Rangers' Yandle likely to play Game 3 vs. Penguins
Keith Yandle
Defense - NYR
GOALS: 0 | ASST: 1 | PTS: 1
SOG: 4 | +/-: 0
Despite missing the morning skate Monday because he was sick, Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle is likely to play Game 3 against the Penguins.

Lightning like recent road play, ready for Red Wings 
The Lightning played better on the road at the end of the season and they can use those experiences Tuesday against the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena.

Melrose: Ducks impressive, but Jets still dangerous
Although the Anaheim Ducks have been impressive, the Winnipeg Jets are still in what's been a very tough series, writes Barry Melrose.

Darling earns Game 4 start for Blackhawks
Backup goaltender Scott Darling will start Game 4 of Western Conference First Round series against Nashville Predators, according to Joel Quenneville.

Islanders backup goalie Neuvirth knows Capitals well
Michal Neuvirth hasn’t played for the Islanders yet, but he's had a big part in the team's preparation against his former club, the Capitals.

Penguins likely to ice same lineup in Game 3
The Penguins' lineup will most likely remain the same when they face the New York Rangers in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference First Round Series.


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