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• The Lightning used Sunday to clear their heads and focus on taking back the series advantage against the Islanders Monday night. [NHL.com]
• With Game 5 Monday at AMALIE Arena, the Islanders will host a watch party at Nassau Coliseum. [NY Hockey Now]
• “By the end Montreal seemed completely gassed. The defence was pulled out of position and unable to get back, leaving Price alone to try to stop the barrage of shots.” [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
• It sounds like Rick Tocchet is the frontrunner for the open Seattle Kraken head coaching job. [The Score]
• Speaking of Coleman, he might be a better fit going back home to Texas. [Defending Big D]