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ICYMI: Tuesday, May 5

by NHL.com Staff / NHL.com

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TRENDING:

Rangers' inability to score has them chasing Capitals
The New York Rangers have left themselves with little margin for error in their series against the Washington Capitals because of an inability to score goals.

Ducks look to apply killer instinct, take 3-0 series lead
The Anaheim Ducks, up 2-0 in the series, know the importance of winning Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round series vs. the Calgary Flames.

Wild's Stewart out for Game 3 against Blackhawks
Minnesota Wild forward Chris Stewart will not play in Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday.

Lightning feel need to remain more desperate team
The Tampa Bay Lightning feel they need to be the more desperate team in their series against the Montreal Canadiens, despite leading the series 2-0.



NEWS:

Islanders remove Nassau Coliseum ice for last time
The New York Islanders removed the ice from the Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday for the final time.

Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook
Comprehensive Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook from action on Monday, May 4.

FEATURES:

Farrish: Rangers must win battle of wills with Capitals
Dave Farrish says the New York Rangers must win the battle of wills to overcome their 2-1 series deficit to the Washington Capitals.

Beagle finally rewarded in Capitals' Game 3 win
Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle scored his first goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in a 1-0 win in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Second Round series against the New York Rangers at Verizon Center on Monday.

Canadiens aim to avoid 'stupid' penalties in Game 3
The Montreal Canadiens allowed four goals on eight shorthanded situations in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Second Round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.

BLOG COVERAGE:

Canadiens' Prust apologzies for comments about ref
Canadiens forward Brandon Prust on Tuesday apologized for comments he made after a 6-2 loss to the Lightning on Sunday about referee Brad Watson.

Slovakia, France win at World Championship
Slovakia, France, Belarus and Switzerland each won Tuesday at the 2015 IIHF World Championship.

Capitals' Wilson learning to pick spots with physicality
For Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson, each game is a learning experience, and the New York Rangers present a different type of challenge.

Rangers' Yandle focused on getting back to his game
Keith Yandle
Defense - NYR
GOALS: 0 | ASST: 2 | PTS: 2
SOG: 10 | +/-: 0
After an admittedly poor performance in Game 3, New York Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle is focused on playing his game Wednesday.

Blackhawks aim to end Game 3 woes against Wild
The Chicago Blackhawks will face their toughest opponent in the Stanley Cup Playoffs during the Jonathan Toews-Patrick Kane era Tuesday: Game 3.

Flames get experienced Diaz back for Game 3
Calgary Flames defenseman Raphael Diaz is expected to return to the lineup for Game 3 against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday.

Melrose: Flames struggling with Ducks' size
The Calgary Flames are a great story and have been all season, but are struggling to deal with the size on the Anaheim Ducks.

Desharnais to join Canadiens, possible for Game 3
Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais will join the team in Tampa today and could play in Game 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday.

Capitals defenseman Schmidt returned to AHL
The Washington Capitals on Tuesday sent defenseman Nate Schmidt to Hershey of the American Hockey League.

Erie's McDavid again gets OHL honor
Exceptional 2015 NHL Draft prospect Connor McDavid has been named the OHL player of the week.


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