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ICYMI: Wednesday, May 27

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TRENDING:

Brassard answers coach's challenge in win
New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard scored a hat trick and had two assists for a five-point night in New York's 7-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday after his coach challenged him to step up.

Three keys for Ducks, Blackhawks to winning Game 6
NHL.com identifies the keys to victory for the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks entering Game 6 of the Western Conference Final at United Center.

Sharks to name DeBoer coach Thursday: report
The San Jose Sharks will name Peter DeBoer their next coach, according to ESPN.com. DeBoer coached the New Jersey Devils to the Stanley Cup Final in 2011-12.

NEWS:

Rangers, Lightning take East Final to Game 7
The New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning will decide the Eastern Conference Final in Game 7 Friday night at Madison Square Garden (8 p.m., ET, NBCSN, CBC, TVA).



FEATURES:

Tampa Bay hopes previous adversity helps in Game 7
The Tampa Bay Lightning hope their obstacles in the first two rounds of the postseason will have them better prepared for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Lightning's Stralman at his best in big moments
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman has proven ability to play his best in high-pressure situations.

Rangers not ignoring home struggles entering Game 7
The New York Rangers have statistics in their favor entering Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, but also know they have struggled in the series at Madison Square Garden.

Farrish: Rangers have refined their game plan
NHL.com has enlisted the help of Dave Farrish to break down the New York Rangers. Farrish believes the Rangers have finally found what works against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Dennis: Lightning need to have short memory
NHL.com has enlisted the help of Chris Dennis to break down the Tampa Bay Lightning. Dennis addresses the Lightning's mindset after a lopsided home loss.

Lightning's home struggles continue in Game 6 loss
The Tampa Bay Lightning have blown several opportunities at Amalie Arena during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. As a result of their latest such failure, they face a Game 7 at Madison Square Garden.

Surging Nash has four points in Rangers' win
New York Rangers forward Rick Nash had three goals in 25 games last year in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and after a slow start this postseason, has three goals in his past three games.

Lundqvist the difference for Rangers in Game 6
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist was the difference in a 7-3 win in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

BLOG COVERAGE:

Rundblad likely in for Timonen for Blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks likely will have defenseman David Rundblad in the lineup for Game 6 against the Anaheim Ducks instead of Kimmo Timonen.

Ducks hope to put last year's lesson to use
The Anaheim Ducks hope to use in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks what they learned in losing last year.



Weekes: Pluses, minuses for Ducks, Blackhawks
NHL Network's Kevin Weekes breaks down Game 6 of the Western Conference Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks.

Youngstown's Connor named USHL Player the Year
Youngstown Phantoms forward Kyle Connor, a projected first-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, was named the United States Hockey League Player of the Year and Forward of the Year on Wednesday.

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