The top-seeded New York Rangers narrowly avoided post season elimination last night, pulling out a 2-to-1 win over the Ottawa Senators in an Eastern Conference quarterfinal Game Seven.
Also in the East, the New Jersey Devils went into double overtime before winning their Game 7 in a 3-to-2 victory over the Florida Panthers.
The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs gets underway tonight with the Nashville Predators at Phoenix. The Predators won just their second ever playoff series by ousting the Red Wings in five games.
And tonight in the ECHL, at Wings Stadium, it’s Kalamazoo vs.Floridain Game One of the Kelly Cup Eastern Conference Finals.