The Rockford IceHogs were officially eliminated from Calder Cup playoffs contention with a 3-0 loss to the Iowa Wild on Saturday in Des Moines. The IceHogs close out their season Sunday against the Milwaukee Admirals at BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford.
#Blackhawks prospect Mackenzie Entwistle had two assists in Guelph's 5-3 win over London and defenseman Adam Boqvist in Game 6 to force a Game 7 after trailing 3-0 in the series. Boqvist scored a power-play goal for his #OHL leading 10th playoff goal.— Cain (@brandonmcain) April 14, 2019
Game 7 is Tuesday in London
Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Sam Kerr scored the first goal of the NWSL season in the Red Stars’ 1-1 draw at North Carolina.
The Cubs fell 6-5 to the Angels and the White were shut out 5-0 by the Yankees. Both the Cubs and White Sox play Sunday.
IceHogs eliminated from Calder Cup playoffs contention (SCH)
Slavin, Steel clinch East’s No. 2 seed in USHL’s Clark Cup playoffs (SCH)
How did DeBrincat do that? Analyzing every goal he scored this season (The Athletic)
Game 2: Smith’s OT goal helps Preds even series against Stars (On The Forecheck)
Blues special teams not so special so far against Jets (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Stanley Cup Playoffs first-round schedule (NHL)
Kucherov handed one-game ban for boarding, misses Game 3 (Raw Charge)
Game 2: Orpik’s OT goal helps Capitals extend series lead against Hurricanes (Japers’ Rink)
Hurricanes’ Ferland handed match penalty for debatable head shot (PHT)
Game 2: Bruins surge past Maple Leafs to even series (Stanley Cup of Chowder)
Maple Leafs’ Kadri ejected for cross-checking Bruins’ DeBrusk (PHT)
Blue Jackets sign KHL’s Gavrikov to 2-year, entry-level deal (The Score)
Oilers’ McDavid suffered small PCL tear, no surgery required (Copper N Blue)
Minnesota Duluth beats UMass, repeats as NCAA champs (Duluth News Tribune)
Women’s Worlds: USA, Finland to meet in gold-medal game (The Ice Garden)
Women’s Worlds: Finland stuns Canada (The Ice Garden)
OHL: Suzuki leads Storm past Knights to force Game 7 (Sportsnet)