The final four is set and the NHL has announced the schedule for the Stanley Cup semifinals. The first series is ours, with the New York Islanders opening in Tampa against the Lightning for Game 1 at 3 p.m. EDT on Sunday.
- Here’s the full schedule, and yes, they’ll be fighting for the Prince of Wales Trophy (which once had its own hockey card, because Pro Set made a card for everything ca. 1990-91-92). [LHH]
- Five Takeaways from the Second Round: Balance, resilience. [Isles]
- Because I’m a dork, but mostly because I wanted links and quick summaries to each second-round game in one place: Here’s a post describing them all in bad haikus.