Another weekend in the books. One series in the book with three more series still left to be decided. Here is the top hockey news for Monday, May 6th from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include Carolina Sweeps, Hurricanes new shirt, Blues force Game 7, Bishop will start Game 7, Bruins look to eliminate Blue Jackets, Sharks on the Brink, Yzerman makes first hire, Oilers find new GM, Flyers add two assistant coaches, and Pavelski talks injury
Top Hockey News for Monday, May 6th
Those Bunch of Jerks are moving onto the next round. On Friday Night, the Carolina Hurricanes swept the Islanders to reach the Conference Final.
Don Cherry continues to help the Hurricanes out. First, the team made “Bunch of Jerks” t-shirts. After Cherry’s latest rant, Carolina came out with ‘Bunch of Front Running Jerks” t-shirts.
The Blues continue to be fabulous on the road forcing a Game 7 with Dallas Tuesday night.
After taking a shot up high and forced to leave Game 6, Ben Bishop will start Game 7.
As the series shifts back to Columbus, Boston will try to eliminate Blue Jackets and avoid another Game 7.
Another team looking to close things out is the San Jose Sharks. San Jose knows Denver is a tough place to play and eliminating Colorado won’t be easy.
Steve Yzerman makes first hire as Detroit’s new GM bringing Pat Verbeek over from Tampa Bay.
Edmonton Oilers find their new General Manager and it is Ken Holland.
Flyers add Mike Yeo and Michel Therrien to Alain Vigneault’s coaching staff.
Joe Pavelski is skating again with the Sharks and after practice this past weekend he discussed his scary injury.