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ICYMI: Tuesday, April 14

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:

NHL.com, NHL Network Stanley Cup Playoffs picks
NHL.com, NHL Network predict the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs with first-round picks, conference winners, Cup champion and MVP selections.

Blackhawks' Kane to return in Game 1 vs. Predators
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will be in the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Nashville Predators.

Bet on himself paid off for Lightning coach Cooper
A strange hockey journey has delivered Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper from a law practice to hockey's pinnacle.



ALL STORIES:

Maurice's influence created winning structure for Jets
Jets coach Maurice went to work to restructure the Jets' on-ice systems play and structure to create a new mindset inside the dressing room.

Jets forward Perreault questionable for Game 1
The Winnipeg Jets may not have forward Mathieu Perreault for Game 1 of their Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks.

Penguins putting rough finish to season in the past
The Pittsburgh Penguins are putting a rough finish to the regular season behind them and focusing on the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Zucker's return from injury provides boost to Wild
For Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker, preparing for another Stanley Cup Playoff series is something he couldn't have imagined two months ago.

Rangers' Lundqvist feeling good entering playoffs
After missing seven weeks because of an injury, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist feels fresh entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Predators' Josi had season worthy of Norris talk
Roman Josi
Defense - NSH
GOALS: 15 | ASST: 40 | PTS: 55
SOG: 201 | +/-: 15
Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi had the kind of season that earned him mention among the best defensemen in the League.

Lightning goalie Bishop ready to make playoff debut
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, who has 77 wins and nine shutouts the past two seasons, has never played in a Stanley Cup Playoff game.

Ducks' Andersen confident about making Game 1 start
It's become clear that Frederik Andersen will be the starting goalie for the Anaheim Ducks to start the Stanley Cup Playoffs with John Gibson ailing.

Holtby bounces back to become Capitals rock in net
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby bounced back from losing the No. 1 job last season to match franchise records in wins and shutouts.

Lightning could get Coburn back for Game 1
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn is a possibility to return for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Penguins' Wilson recalled from AHL to add depth
The Pittsburgh Penguins recalled forward Scott Wilson from the AHL to add some depth to an offense that struggled down the stretch.

Rangers' Klein unlikely to play in Game 1 vs. Penguins
Kevin Klein
Defense - NYR
GOALS: 9 | ASST: 17 | PTS: 26
SOG: 76 | +/-: 24
New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein did not practice Tuesday and is unlikely to play in Game 1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.

Melrose Minute: Banking on Senators to pull an upset
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose offers his picks for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which include the Ottawa Senators pulling an upset.

Senators' Karlsson healthy, ready to play in Game 1
Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson said he's 100-percent healthy and ready to play Game 1 against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday

Islanders' Hamonic likely out for Game 1: report
New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic reportedly will not play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Washington Capitals.

Injured Giordano hoping for lengthy run from Flames
Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano has started skating on his own in the hopes a long run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs could lead to his return.

Blues vs. Wild: Analytics preview
The top defense pairs for the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild will log a ton of minutes, but each team has a strong supporting cast.

Predators vs. Blackhawks: Analytics preview
The two best puck possession teams still playing in the Western Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators, meet in the first round.

Canadiens vs. Senators: Analytics preview
Erik Karlsson
Defense - OTT
GOALS: 21 | ASST: 45 | PTS: 66
SOG: 292 | +/-: 7
Though two goaltenders are dominating the headlines, the Canadiens, Senators series might be decided between the blue lines.

Ducks vs. Jets: Analytics preview
The Anaheim Ducks and Winnipeg Jets improved in puck possession through trades. The Jets also benefited by moving Dustin Byfuglien to the blue line.

Lightning vs. Red Wings: Analytics preview
The Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning were two of the four teams in the NHL to control at least 53 percent of shot attempts.

Canucks vs. Flames: Analytics preview
The Calgary Flames may have been the most unpredictable team in an NHL season defined by them.

Rangers vs. Penguins: Analytics preview
The Pittsburgh Penguins have a chance to knock off the President's Trophy-winning New York Rangers if they can get more healthy bodies.

Capitals vs. Islanders: Analytics preview
The New York Islanders have been one of the most consistent puck possession teams in a season filled with unstable teams.

Rosen's playoff mailbag - April 14, 2015
NHL.com Senior Writer Dan Rosen answers fan questions in his first playoff mailbag.

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