For Ottawa, it was Clarke MacArthur who emerged as the overtime hero, giving the Sens the chance to take on the Rangers. Captain Erik Karlsson also revealed that he’s been playing with two hairline fractures in his left heel. [Silver Seven Sens]
The Caps and the Leafs also needed extra time to settle the score in Toronto. Auston Matthews put his team on the board with this goal...
Forget the bounce for a second, just look at the liftoff Auston Matthews gets on the puck here to make it 1-0 Leafs. pic.twitter.com/sKpPqB6HBo— Jeff Veillette (@JeffVeillette) April 24, 2017
In Stars-related news, here’s an update on prospect Roope Hintz.
As expected, Stars prospect Roope Hintz joins Finland's camp for the World Championship. https://t.co/CO1yqLt7JC— Mark Stepneski (@StarsInsideEdge) April 23, 2017
Which Vezina finalist—Sergei Bobrovsky, Braden Holtby, or Carey Price—should take home the hardware? [The Hockey News]
There have been a few surprises in store for fans this postseason. [Toronto Sun]
Here are this year’s Lady Byng finalists.
Good news for Penguins fans: Forward Chris Kunitz has returned to practice. [TSN]
Thirty-two-year-old defenseman Brent Seabrook says he still has “a lot of good years” left. [Chicago Sun-Times]
And finally, hockey is weird. Happy Monday!