Stanley Cup Playoffs- Dump & Chase 5/16/13

By Keith Schultz

May 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center

Patrick Sharp

(10) scores an empty net goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the third period in game one of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. The Blackhawks beat the Red Wings 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks-4 Detroit Red Wings-1 (Chicago leads series 1-0)

The Blackhawks forecheck was relentless and Patrick Sharp collected three more points as the Hawks have not lost in regulation in 2013 with Sharp in the lineup.

(The Committed Indian) (Puck Daddy) (Ocotopus Thrower) (Detroit Free Press)

Tonight’s Playoff Action (TV Listings)

New York Rangers at Boston Bruins (Game 1)

Both teams come off Game 7 wins with Boston’s a little more exciting to say the least.  Will Henrik Lundqvist be able to continue his hot goal-tending for the Rangers? This is the first meeting in the playoffs between these two Original 6 franchises since 1973.

(Blue Line Station) (Causeway Crowd) (Boston Herald) (NY Post)

San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings (Kings lead series (1-0)

Will Raffi Torres be suspended for this game? Will the Sharks offense be able to solve Jonathan Quick? The Kings will be without Jarret Stoll after the Torres hit for Game 2.

(San Jose Mercury News) (Rink Royalty) (LA Times)