Stanley Cup Playoffs- Dump & Chase 6/2/13

By Keith Schultz

Jun 1, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) covers the puck during the first period in game one of the Western Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

A Rare Double Dip of Conference Finals Games Saturday

Chicago Blackhawks-2 Los Angeles Kings-1 (Blackhawks lead the series 1-0)

Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa score twice in the 2nd period to turn a 1-0 deficit to a 2-1 lead and final score in Game #1 of the Western Conference Finals

(The Committed Indian) (Hockee Night) (LA Times)

Boston Bruins-3 Pittsburgh Penguins-0 (Bruins lead the series 1-0)

Tuukka Rask collects a rare playoff shut out against the Penguins as the Bruins steal home ice with a Game #1 road win.

(Pittsburgh Post Gazette) (Boston Globe)

Today’s Stanley Cup Action

Los Angeles Kings at Chicago Blackhawks 7pm (Hawks lead series 1-0)


News Around the NHL

5 Players named to the NHL Competition Committee (NHL)

Conference Championship Predictions (Puck Daddy)

Penguins are the odds on favorite to win the Cup despite Game #1 loss (TSN Canada)

Will Dave Bolland face suspension for this hit? (Chicago Sun-Times)