Bruins and Flyers tie their respective series, Sharks pummel the Kings, the latest news on the other NHL divisional semifinals and Barry Trotz thanks Nashville.
BOSTON HERALD/DETROIT NEWS: Zdeno Chara and Milan Lucic led the Bruins offensively and physically as they powered to a dominant 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The best-of-seven series is tied at a game apiece.
NOTE: Game Three of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Montreal Canadiens series is recapped in “Canadian Corner”.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE/STLTODAY.COM: Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook received a three-game suspension for his high hit on St. Louis Blues captain David Backes. The Blues are making backup plans in case Backes is unable to play in Game Three.
TRIBLIVE.COM/COLUMBUS DISPATCH: The play of goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has been among the few bright spots so far for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Meanwhile, the Blue Jackets look forward to a noisy reception from their hometown fans when Game Three begins in Columbus.
LOS ANGELES TIMES/DALLAS MORNING NEWS: The Anaheim Ducks will have to deal with boisterous Dallas Stars fans as their series shifts to Dallas for Games Three and Four. Stars defenseman Brenden Dillon (lower body) skated with his club during Sunday’s practice but isn’t expected to suit up for Game Three.
DENVER POST/TWINCITIES.COM: Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said center Matt Duchene (knee) will try skating on Monday. Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo is keeping mum as to whether Ilya Bryzgalov or Darcy Kuemper will be his starting goalie for Game Three.
CBS SPORTS: Former Predators coach Barry Trotz takes out a full-page ad to thank Nashville Predators fans for their support.