Ready To Start
Canadiens, Lightning kick off Stanley Cup playoff marathon
The Montreal Canadiens hope to turn last year's playoff disaster into this year's success, as their mettle will be tested again when they face the Lightning in Game 1 tonight in Tampa. The Canadiens will have Brandon Prust back in the lineup after the rugged winger missed the end of the season with a suspected rib injury. You can listen to the game live on TSN Radio and on TSN.ca/Montreal. Full Story.(Photo: Andy Devlin/Getty Images)
Flying The Jets
The Winnipeg Jets confirmed Paul Maurice as their new head coach for the next four years Wednesday and general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff also raised the possibility of a trade to bolster the team's offence. Maurice, 47, guided the team to an 18-12-5 record over 35 games after Claude Noel's firing, a decision that Cheveldayoff said hurt him to the core. Full Story.
The Anaheim Ducks open the playoffs as the West's top seed and hope to get a quick start on Wednesday when they host the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center for Game 1. You can catch all of the action live on TSN with coverage beginning at 9:30pm et/6:30pm pt. Full Story.
C'Mon, Ref! - As TSN hockey analyst and former NHL referee Kerry Fraser writes, the first round of the playoffs is always the toughest brand of hockey and the most difficult for the officials to work effectively. More...
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- [G] Tuukka Rask, Boston
- [D] Erik Karlsson, Ottawa
- [LW] Alexander Steen, St. Louis
- [C] Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
- [RW] Corey Perry, Anaheim
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