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• It was a matter of five minutes in Game 1 where the Penguins lost their way vs. the Islanders. [Pensburgh]
• The Golden Knights and Penguins are among the NHL teams under the most pressure this postseason. [Sportsnet]
• There will be about 12,000 fans inside PNC Arena tonight for Game 1 between the Hurricanes and Predators. [USA Today]
• Who has the best mask of the First Round starting goaltenders? [Hockey by Design]
• Drew Doughty really wants the Kings to make big changes this summer: “We have to. Me, Kopi, Quickie, Brownie, we’re all getting older. We all had phenomenal seasons, but we’re running out of time.” [Mayor’s Manor]