The Chicago Blackhawks will be represented by six players in the quarterfinal round of the World Championships, which begin Thursday.
Pittsburgh took a 2-1 series lead with a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Wednesday. San Jose and St. Louis play Game 3 of the Western Conference Final on Thursday.
**6 Hawks advance to 2016 Worlds quarterfinals (SCH)
**Toews takes page out of Arrieta's book with new Pilates routine (SCH)
**Hawks need to move quickly with Panarin (SCH)
**SCH 30 Days of Fandom: Jersey you want the most (SCH)
**Stars sign OHL London defenseman Martenet (PHT)
**Preds to part ways with Gaustad, Nystrom (PHT)
**Preds working on Forsberg's contract extension (theScore)
**Wild sign Hungarian FA goalie Adam Vay to ELC (theScore)
**RECAP: Kessel leads Pens over Lightning for 2-1 series lead (Pensburgh)
**Islanders' Halak to undergo sports hernia surgery (LH)
**Habs sign Martin Reway to three-year contract (EOTP)
**Goalie Packy Munson transfers from Vermont to Denver (SBNCH)
**Niagara's Madsen tabbed to lead NAHL's Minnesota Wilderness (SBNCH)