Dallas Stars Daily Links: Bonus Hockey With More Playoff Games Going to OT

Both games last night went to OT nearing record for 1st round OT games, Kadri clips Ovechkin, are the refs ruining the playoffs, Norris Finalists announced.

Pretty cool article from Sports Illustrated about Dave Strader calling a game of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals series and how he got into broadcasting hockey.

Sean Shapiro had his weekly mailbag. (Wrong Side of the Red Line)

Idaho won in OT 6-5 last night

Only 2 playoff games last night and they both went into overtime.

The Boston Bruins were down 2-0 after the 1st period but were able to tie things up in the 2nd including the 1st ever NHL goal by Sean Kuraly. That was all the scoring for a while as the game went into double OT. Kuraly potted his 2nd goal to help the Bruins stave off elimination winning 3-2. The Ottawa Senators lead the series 3-2. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby had to make some acrobatic saves and Justin Williams scored the winner in OT for the 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Caps are up in the series 3-2. (Japers’ Rink)

Some fun in the Cap v Leafs game

The candidates for the Norris Trophy were announced yesterday.

Stars fans complain about John Klingberg’s turnovers but interesting stat about Norris nominee Brett Burns.

Vegas will play a rookie game against the Kings.

The Flames and Hawks eliminations were a boon for the US team in the upcoming World Championships

Since goaltender interference reviews are hit or miss, interesting article.

Finally Corsi analytics doesn’t always tell the full story.