Bishop is Tampa's rock; Dubnyk's rise; Crawford gets Game 2 start (Puck Headlines)

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Ottawa Citizen
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• There is now a Hamburglar cake. Yep. [Ottawa Citizen

• It didn’t take long for the drama to set in between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators. [Yahoo

• Scott Darling was fantastic in relief for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1. What does that mean going forward? [Bleacher Report]

• It means nothing, for now, as Joel Quenneville says Corey Crawford will start Game 2. [CSN Chicago]

• “Beer robots are coming to the United Center” You are so lucky, Chicago. [Crain’s Chicago Business]

• If the Tampa Bay Lightning are to challenge for the Stanley Cup, Ben Bishop will need to be their rock. [Tampa Bay Times]

• Ahead of Game 1, Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said he saw this match-up coming for a long time. [Detroit News]

• Good read on Devan Dubnyk’s rise with the Minnesota Wild, including his love of professional wrestling. [Star Tribune]

• After 20 years in the game, Sammy Pahlsson has announced his retirement. [MODO]

• “Out of the 144 playoff teams since the 2005-06 NHL season, 142 increased their average number of hits per game after the playoffs started.” [Five Thirty Eight]

• “NBCSN averaged 349,000 viewers for 91 NHL game telecasts during the '14-15 season, down slightly from 351,000 viewers over 88 games last season.” [Sports Business Daily]

• Remembering the times the Stanley Cup was lost and stolen. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• “One thing was clear: the NWHL was born out of impatience.” [The Hockey Writers]

• The attentions of Gatineau Olympiques fans were divided with the game on the ice and the Canadiens-Senators game on TV. [Buzzing the Net]

• Brendan Shanahan’s first year in Toronto went pretty damn great. [The Leafs Nation]

• Who might replace Ted Nolan in Buffalo? [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• Robyn Regehr’s retirement could open the door for LA Kings prospect Colin Miller to make a move toward the NHL. [LA Kings]

• For the Arizona Coyotes, it’s time to look toward the future. [The Pink Puck]

• Trevor Daley or Anton Stralan: who helps your fantasy hockey team more? [Dobber Hockey]

• Finally, good job, good effort, Mark Stone: