Ryan Smyth's 5:36 shift earlier this game is the longest in the league this season. 2nd longest in Nate Prosser with 4:47 two days ago— Extra Skater (@ExtraSkater) April 13, 2014
Smytty will take one season off from hockey altogether to spend time with his family before considering returning in some capacity.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) April 11, 2014
FINAL: Blue Jackets 3 Panthers 2
Union College defeated Minnesota 7-4 to win their 1st NCAA National Championship. Here is the boxscore from ESPN: http://espn.go.com/ncaa/hockey/boxscore?gameId=340412135 The 2nd scene is a scene after the game in Minnesota.
FINAL: Senators 1 Maple Leafs 0
FINAL: Ducks 4 Kings 3 (SO)
Bylsma on Hartnell / Letang: "a guy picking on a guy who had a stroke." Berube: "Then he shouldn't be playing. ... That's a dumb comment."— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) April 12, 2014
Dustin Tokarski Extended for Two Years http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/12/habs-sign-tokarski-to-two-year-extension/
Ovechkin playing for Russia at World Hockey Championships http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=449110
Devils working on extension for head coach Peter DeBoer http://blogs.northjersey.com/blogs/fireice/report_devils_and_pete_deboer_working_on_contract_extension/
"I don't like that there's questions of marking a player or head hunting. It's never been the case for me. I've been a guy that's gone out and stirred things up emotionally in games, but I've never taken a shot at a player and I would never start to do that now. It's just one that got away from me a bit there and I'll take responsibility for that." - Mike Rupp on Oshie hit
The Western Conference's bottom four teams were all Canadian: Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg and Vancouver.