Blackhawks prospect MacKenzie Entwistle and the Guelph Storm look to tie the Western Conference Final 2-2 against the Saginaw Spirit on Wednesday in Game 4 in Guelph.
#Blackhawks goalie prospect Alexis Gravel made 34 saves and defenseman Jake Ryczek had two assists in Halifax’s 2-1 home win over Nicolas Beaudin and Drummondville to take a 2-1 series lead in a #QMJHL semifinal. Game 4 is Wednesday in Halifax.— Cain (@brandonmcain) April 24, 2019
#Blackhawks prospect Josiah Slavin had an assist in the Chicago Steel's 3-1 road win over Cedar Rapids in Game 3 for a 2-1 series lead in the best-of-five Eastern Conference semifinal series. Game 4 is Wednesday in CR. #USHL #ClarkCup— Cain (@brandonmcain) April 24, 2019
Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Jose Quintana pitched seven strong innings to lead the Cubs to a 7-2 home win over the Dodgers. The White Sox were crushed 9-1 to the Orioles in Baltimore. The Cubs and White Sox both play Wednesday.
The Fire visit New York City FC on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
Exploring Blackhawks’ options for Seabrook’s contract (SCH)
Blackhawks interested in Russian winger Ilya Mikheyev, per report (SCH)
Boqvist’s first OHL season was a success, but what’s next? (SCH)
Perlini finally meets Fire’s Schweinsteiger (SCH)
Kurashev joins Switzerland for Worlds (SCH)
Rising TV star Patrick Sharp finds a new grind to embrace in retirement (The Athletic)
Predators playoff TV ratings down from last year (The Tennessean)
Gut reaction will call for change, but Peter Laviolette should return next season (The Athletic)
Game 7: Sharks rally from 3-goal deficit, win series against Golden Knights in OT (Knights On Ice)
Vegas’ Gallant says this was tougher than Cup Final loss (Sportsnet)
Game 7: Bruins eliminate Maple Leafs for second straight year (Stanley Cup of Chowder)
Ekman-Larsson, Lundqvist, Zucker named King Clancy Trophy finalists (The Score)
Five burning questions facing the Tampa Bay Lightning this offseason (The Athletic)
Sabres’ Zach Bogosian out 5-6 months after hip surgery (PHT)
Rikard Gronborg: A risk worth taking for Sabres (Die By The Blade)
Sabres should take their time on coaching search (Die By The Blade)
CHL looking for full-time president to replace David Branch (Sportsnet)