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• “The Lightning weren’t perfect in Monday’s game, but there were a lot of things to like.” [Raw Charge]
• Hockey legends Yvan Cournoyer, Guy Lafleur and Patrick Roy were all in attendance for Game 4. [NHL.com]
• A look at how much secondary scoring impacts playoff success. [Sound of Hockey]
• Will Dave Hakstol and the Kraken eye a Flyers defenseman in the upcoming expansion draft? [NBC Sports Philadelphia]
• Following her husband’s suicide, Kelli Ewen wants to become an advocate for the wives and partners of other active and retired NHL players who are beginning to show signs of neurological damage. [TSN]
• NHL prospect William Eklund has been named the winner of the 2021 E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence following a season where he deal with an emergency appendectomy and COVID-19. [NHL.com]