Alex Ovechkin returned for the start of the second period of Friday’s Game 5 between the Capitals and Maple Leafs despite taking a huge hit to his knee from Nazem Kadri the previous period.
The Chicago Blackhawks entered the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, and they have been eliminated after just four games.
Zach Werenski is one tough dude.
The Buffalo Sabres are very concerned about the health of Kyle Okposo who reportedly is now in intensive care.
Okposo has not been with the team since March 28.
Michal Neuvirth collapsed on the ice during the first period of Philadelphia’s game against New Jersey on Saturday, causing great concern.
Mike Ilitch, the owner of both the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, passed away Friday at the age of 87.
Ilitch’s passing was confirmed in a statement by his family.
The Boston Bruins look like a team that could end up missing the playoffs for a third consecutive season, and the uninspiring play has cost head coach Claude Julien his job.
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is embarking on a new career, if only for a day.