Stanley Cup Playoffs- Dump & Chase 6/1/13

By Keith Schultz

May 29, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks players salute the crowd after game seven of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center. The Blackhawks won 2-1 to win the series four games to three. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

After two straight days with no Stanley Cup playoff games we get two Game 1’s today.

Los Angeles Kings vs Chicago Blackhawks 4pm (Game 1)

The defending champs visit Chicago for Game 1.  Will Skill or Physical play be the story?

(The Committed Indian) (Second City Hockey) (Rink Royalty)

Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins 7pm (Game 1)

Will the Penguins look like an all-star team or will the Bruins be able to overcome the Pens and Pierre on the glass?

(Causeway Crowd) (Boston Globe ) (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

Around the NHL

Both Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier want to coach the New York Rangers (NHL)

Game 7 was a ratings bonanza for NBCSN (SI)

The many faces of the Captain (Too Many Men On The Site)