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ICYMI: Monday, May 18

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:

Flyers hire college veteran Hakstol as new coach
Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall has announced Dave Hakstol has been named the 19th head coach in Flyers history.

Babcock, Red Wings to meet on Tuesday: report
Mike Babcock and Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland will meet Tuesday. It could be their final meeting before Babcock decides where he will coach next season.

Three keys for Rangers, Lightning to winning Game 2
Here are three keys to victory for the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Lightning's Boyle skates, no update on Game 2 status
Lightning forward Brian Boyle practiced Monday, but his status for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers is unknown.



NEWS:

Capitals' Green enters offseason with uncertain future
Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, an impending unrestricted free agent, faces an uncertain future.

Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook
Comprehensive Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook from action on Sunday, May 17.

FEATURES:

Ducks' fourth line has unlikely, yet successful reunion
Jiri Sekac, Emerson Etem and Rickard Rakell formed an unlikely yet successful line for the Anaheim Ducks in Game 1 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Worlds gave Eichel valuable experience as draft nears
When Jack Eichel comes to Florida to attend the NHL Draft next month, he'll have valuable experience from top-level men's hockey in hand thanks to playing in the 2015 IIHF World Championship.

Chabot: Andersen gave Ducks a chance in Game 1
Frederik Andersen
Goalie - ANA
RECORD: 9-1
GAA: 1.86 | SVP: .930
Frederik Andersen made several key saves to lead the Anaheim Ducks through the rough patch and instill confidence in his teammates in Game 1 against the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Frederic Chabot.

Palmieri delivers to spark Ducks to Game 1 win
Kyle Palmieri's first goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was the 'Obvious Choice' moment that led the Anaheim Ducks to a Game 1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Noel: Blackhawks must get secondary scorers going
The Chicago Blackhawks will need to get secondary scoring across the board if they are to have any chance of defeating the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Final, Claude Noel says.

BLOG COVERAGE:

Melrose: Andersen stepped up for Ducks in Game 1
Frederik Andersen was the Anaheim Ducks' best player in Game 1 against the Chicago Blackhawks, writes Barry Melrose.

Melrose: Rangers experienced at shutting down stars
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose says the New York Rangers have been winning in the Stanley Cup Playoffs by shutting down opponent's star players.

Ducks' Kesler misses practice for maintenance day
Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler sat out practice Monday to rest, coach Bruce Boudreau said.

Rangers' Glass expected to play Game 2 vs. Lightning
Tanner Glass is expected to be in the lineup when the New York Rangers play the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.


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