Morning Bag Skate: Capitals take 2-0 series lead over Lightning
Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world.
Evgeny Kuznetsov and Lars Eller each had a goal and two assists to power the Washington Capitals to a 6-2 win Sunday over the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Final.
The Winnipeg Jets look to follow the Capitals’ lead and take a 2-0 Western Conference Final series lead over the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday.
The Rockford IceHogs, the Chicago Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate, will wait until Friday to play Game 1 of the Western Conference Final at Texas.
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**IceHogs vs. Stars schedule (SCH)
**Blues prospect Rob Thomas earns Wayne Gretzky ’99’ Award as OHL Playoff MVP (St. Louis GameTime)
**Stanley Cup playoffs: Bracket, schedule, scores and more (SBN)
**ECF Game 2: Capitals score 6 in win against Lightning (Japers’ Rink)
**Carlson sets Capitals record for points by D-man in single postseason (theScore)
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**Report: Canucks prospect Pettersson to miss rest of worlds with thumb injury (theScore)
**OHL Final: Bulldogs top Greyhounds, advance to Memorial Cup (Sportsnet)
**QMJHL Final: Titan eliminate Armada to move on to Memorial Cup (Sportsnet)
**WHL Final: Swift Current claims first WHL title in 25 years (WHL)
**Flames prospect Gawdin named 2018 WHL Playoffs MVP (WHL)