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ICYMI: Wednesday, April 22

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Senators' Anderson to start in goal in Game 4
The Ottawa Senators will have Craig Anderson back in goal to start Game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday.

Settled at home, Capitals' Holtby thriving in net 
For Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, life is good at home and at work.

Jets confident they still can win series vs. Ducks
The Winnipeg Jets trail the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 in their Western Conference First Round series but the Jets remain confident they can win the series.


Start time set for Game 5 between Rangers, Penguins
The National Hockey League today announced the start time and national television information for Game 5 of 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round series between the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sabres sign BU forward Rodrigues to contract
The Buffalo Sabres have signed free-agent forward Evan Rodrigues to a two-year, entry-level contract. He was one of top prospect Jack Eichel's linemates at Boston University and received consideration for the Hobey Baker Award.

Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook
Comprehensive Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook from games played on Tuesday, April 21.


Stamkos focused on producing, rallying Lightning
With the Tampa Bay Lightning down 2-1 to the Detroit Red Wings in the Eastern Conference First Round, all eyes are on Steven Stamkos, who has been limited to two assists.

Noel: Lightning must have depth on their forecheck
Former NHL coach Claude Noel liked what he saw from the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3 and says the Tampa Bay Lightning need more offensive zone time.

Islanders reviewing options if Visnovsky can't play
The New York Islanders are reviewing their options on defense if veteran Lubomir Visnovsky can't play in Game 5 against the Washington Capitals.

Blackhawks center Vermette comes up big in Game 4
Antoine Vermette struggled after joining the Chicago Blackhawks via trade, but contributed a goal in their key Game 4 win vs. the Nashville Predators.

Inside the numbers on longest game of 2015 playoffs examines the numbers from Game 4 between the Nashville Predators and Chicago Blackhawks, the longest game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Disappointed Predators turn focus to Game 5
The Nashville Predators are on the brink of elimination after losing 3-2 in triple overtime to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Backstrom, Ovechkin step up for Capitals
Nicklas Backstrom
Center - WSH
GOALS: 3 | ASST: 3 | PTS: 6
SOG: 12 | +/-: 0
Nicklas Backstrom said the Capitals' top players, himself included, needed to produce offensively for the Capitals to come back vs. Islanders.


Red Wings get boost from Sheahan, Glendening
Young centers Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening each scored a goal for the Detroit Red Wings in their Game 3 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Capitals' Burakovsky pleased with his playoff debut
Washington Capitals rookie forward Andre Burakovsky had one shot on goal and one hit in 11:06 in his Stanley Cup Playoff debut on Tuesday.

Flames understand fourth win will be toughest
The fourth win is the toughest to get and the Flames know it entering Game 5 of their first-round series against the Canucks ahead 3-1.

Canucks' Burrows ruled out for remainder of series
Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows has been ruled out for the remainder of the Western Conference First Round against the Calgary Flames.

Rosen's mailbag - April 22, 2015 Senior Writer Dan Rosen answers fan questions in his weekly mailbag.

Ducks better equipped to handle crazy atmosphere
The Anaheim Ducks know how crazy the atmosphere is at MTS Centre. They'll be prepared for it when they look to sweep the Jets in four games.

Jets 2014 first-round pick Ehlers recalled from junior
The Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday recalled Nikolaj Ehlers, the ninth pick of the 2014 NHL Draft

Blues reunite familiar lines in attempt to even series
The St. Louis Blues are going back to lines that were highly successful before injuries derailed their success earlier in the regular season.

Jets confident they still can win series vs. Ducks
The Winnipeg Jets trail the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 in their Western Conference First Round series but the Jets remain confident they can win the series

McDavid to face Oilers pick Nurse in OHL playoffs
Erie's Connor McDavid set to face possible future NHL teammate and Sault Ste. Marie's Darnell Nurse in OHL playoffs

Canadiens want better start in Game 4 vs. Senators
The Montreal Canadiens believe a better start will lead to a winning result in Game 4 Wednesday against the Ottawa Senators

Wild look to maintain edge, take 3-1 lead on Blues
The Minnesota Wild must prove they don't need adversity to succeed and keep their edge with a 2-1 series lead on the St. Louis Blues

Senators must play 'three first periods' vs. Canadiens
The Ottawa Senators have started well and struggled in the second period, so playing "three first periods" is key for them in Game 4 on Wednesday

Rangers excited about chance to take 3-1 series lead
The Rangers will try to do something that they haven't been all that good at in recent years, take a 3-1 lead in a Stanley Cup Playoff series.

Islanders forward Grabovski says he's ready to return
New York Islanders forward Mikhail Grabovski deemed himself ready when the Eastern Conference First Round against the Washington Capitals resumes.

Penguins after better, faster start in Game 4
Trailing the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round series 2-1 to the Rangers, the Penguins want to get off to a faster start in Game 4.

Weekes: Pluses, minuses for Penguins, Rangers
NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes offers his pluses and minuses for the Game 4 first-round matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers.

Islanders likely to make lineup changes for Game 5
New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano said to expect lineup changes for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Washington Capitals.

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