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ICYMI: Monday, May 11

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:

Ovechkin says Capitals will win series vs. Rangers
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin guaranteed his team will win its Eastern Conference Second Round series against the New York Rangers.

Canadiens' Therrien sees pressure rising for Lightning
Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien believes there's more pressure on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of their Stanley Cup Playoff series.

Ducks' Boudreau in conference final for first time
After eight seasons, Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau finally has reached the conference finals.

Babcock meets with Sabres' GM, owner: report
Mike Babcock on Sunday reportedly met with the owner and general manager of the Buffalo Sabres.



NEWS:

Dubnyk, Wild will try to agree on contract to stay
Goaltender Devan Dubnyk wants to remain with the Minnesota Wild, and the feeling is mutual.

Rangers, Capitals meet in third Game 7 in four years
The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals will decide their Eastern Conference Second Round series in Game 7 Wednesday night.

Ducks to face Hawks in Western Conference Final
The Anaheim Ducks advanced to the Western Conference Final for the first time in eight seasons where they will face the Chicago Blackhawks.

Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook
Comprehensive Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook from action on Sunday, May 10.

FEATURES:

Blackhawks preparing for series against Ducks
The Chicago Blackhawks practiced Monday now knowing their opponent in the Western Conference Final, and talked about playing the Anaheim Ducks.

Chabot: Ducks defeated Flames sticking with plan
Former NHL coach Frederic Chabot breaks down how Anaheim eliminated the Calgary in five games.

Farrish: Rangers, Capitals need focused forecheck
Former NHL coach Dave Farrish breaks down how New York and Washington must stay disciplined and under control with their forecheck.

Capitals coach Trotz endorses Ovechkin's prediction
Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz is completely on board with Alex Ovechkin's comments predicting they would win Game 7 on Wednesday against the New York Rangers.

Seven matchups to watch in Rangers-Capitals Game 7
There are seven key matchups to watch that could decide Game 7 between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals.

Kreider scores twice to spark Rangers to Game 6 win
Chris Kreider
Left Wing - NYR
GOALS: 5 | ASST: 0 | PTS: 5
SOG: 29 | +/-: 0
Chris Kreider has scored key goals to help the New York Rangers stave off elimination and set up a Game 7 against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.

Five reasons Flames were eliminated from playoffs
Struggles on the road and a top line that couldn't keep up were two reasons the Calgary Flames were eliminate from the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Five reasons Ducks advanced to Western final
The Anaheim Ducks are back to the Western Conference Final for the first time since 2007. Experience and improved special teams were among some of the reasons they advanced.

Despite loss, Flames goalie Ramo shows top form
Karri Ramo's 44 saves weren't enough to save the Calgary Flames' season, but he showed top form in Game 5 against the Anaheim Ducks.

Strong finish boosts Capitals' confidence for Game 7
The Washington Capitals will try to build on a strong third period in Game 6 when they face the New York Rangers in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Second Round series Wednesday.

Rangers' Nash relieved to get back in scoring column
Rick Nash broke a scoring drought at 54 seconds of the third period to give New York a 3-1 lead. The Rangers eventually held on to even the best-of-7 series at 3-3.

BLOG COVERAGE:

Rinne sets World Championship record in Finland win
Pekka Rinne broke the record for longest shutout streak at the World Championship in Finland's 3-2 win against Belarus on Monday.

Rangers coach Vigneault won't respond to Ovechkin
Rangers coach Alain Vigneault pleaded ignorance when he was essentially bated for bulletin board material in response to Alex Ovechkin's comments.

Lightning's Cooper not interested in playing a Game 7
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said he isn't interested in talking about a potential Game 7 against the Montreal Canadiens.

Ducks forward Perry feeling OK after Game 5 injury
Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry is feeling OK after sustaining an injury to his right leg during Game 5 against the Calgary Flames.

McDavid looks to rebound against Oshawa in Game 3
Erie Otters center Connor McDavid eyes bounce-back against the Oshawa Generals in Game 3 on home ice.


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