-Introducing interim head coach Dan Bylsma (right).
-"He got guys excited about playing hockey again." - Pascal Dupuis on Bylsma.
-Bob Smizik digs the Bylsma promotion.
-What's up with Petr Sykora?
-The Penguins have won six out of their seven previous playoff meetings with the Capitals.
-FSN Pittsburgh tried to spin its technical problems that led to the blackout of Game 5 of the Flyers series.
-FSN Pittsburgh will carry Games 4-7 of the second round.
-Boston defenseman Aaron Ward sure likes his baseball.
-Simeon Varlamov made a "whopping" 14 saves and led the Capitals to a 2-1 defeat of the Rangers. Alexander Semin and Sergei Fedorov scored goals for Washington which clinched the series, 4-3.
-Fedorov's game-winning goal and the handshake line:
-For a team with all sorts of youth, it was Fedorov, the oldest player on the roster, who came through when it mattered the most.
-Is this Fedorov's last chance at another Stanley Cup title?
-Did Varlamov save the Capitals' postseason?
-Varlamov got a fine birthday present a day after turning 21.
-Washington captain Chris Clark played his first playoff games since Game 7 of the 2004 Stanley Cup final. He was a member of the Flames who lost to the Lightning.
-"My ears are still ringing. It was like a rock concert. I just couldn't believe how loud it was." - Clark on the noice in Verizon Center last night.
-Check out this hit Washington's Alex Ovechkin stuck on New York's Sean Avery:
-Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau called the prospect of facing the Penguins in the second round a circus.
"We had three chances to put them away." - Rangers forward and former Penguin Markus Naslund on his team blowing a 3-1 series lead.
-Rangers coach John Tortorella dug the way Sean Avery played.
-New York needs to add some offensive talent.
-Prior to last night, the Rangers had not played in a Game 7 since the 1994 Stanley Cup final.
-New York forward Chris Drury revealed he played the series with a broken hand.
-Goals from Jussi Jokinen and Eric Staal in the final 1:20 of play gave the Hurricanes a stunning 4-3 win at New Jersey. Staal also had and an assist while teammates Tim Gleason and Dennis Seidenberg each had two assists for Carolina which won the series, 4-3. Cam Ward made 32 saves in the win. Brendan Shanahan had two assists for the Devils.
-Carolina's final two goals and the handshake line:
"Surreal." Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice on his team's comeback.
-The Hurricanes are undefeated in the playoffs since 2002.
"Yeah, this has got to be the worst." - Devils forward Jay Pandolfo on if this was the worst loss in franchise history.
-Even Eric Staal was surprised by his goal.
-Was this one of the worst Game 7 collapses in the history of the sport?
New Jersey forward and captain Jamie Langenbrunner underwent arthoscoptic knee surgery April 18.
-Anaheim forward Teemu Selanne compared teammate Bobby Ryan to Mario Lemieux. Uh... not quite.
-"Now I think we play what is the best team in the league, in Detroit." Ducks defenseman and former Penguin Ryan Whitney.
-After another early playoff exit, which was possibly the worst in franchise history, what direction do the Sharks take?
-Sharks president Greg Jamison said general manager Doug Wilson's job is safe.
-Are San Jose forwards Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton (right) really leaders?
-Detroit isn't afraid of the big bad Ducks.
-The Canucks are Canada's last hope.
-Vancouver's Sedin twins are more than familiar with Chicago forward Samuel Pahlsson.
-The Canucks probably could have not asked for a better match up in the second round than with Chicago.
-The Blackhawks aren't satisfied with simply winning a playoff round or two.
-Rocky Wirtz and John McDonough have transformed the Blackhawks.
-"I didn't do enough." - Calgary captain Jarome Iginla taking the blame for his teams' 4-2 series loss.
-The Flames face a lot of change this offseason.
Calder Cup Playoffs
-Wilkes-Barre/Scranton forward Dustin Jeffrey will have his hands full with Hershey's Keith Aucoin and Alexandre Giroux.
-Penguins goaltender John Curry is digging all his downtime.
IIHF World Championships
-Former Penguins foward Aleksey Morozov had a goal for Russia in a 4-2 defeat of Switzerland.
-Fire Craig Patrick.
-Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski had a goal and an assist for Belarus which beat Hungary, 3-1.
-Predators defenseman Shea Weber recoreded a goal and three assists for Canada in a 7-3 rout of Slovakia.
-Fabrice Lhenry made 31 saves for France which edged Germany, 2-1.
-Flyers captain Mike Richards (right) will undergo shoulder surgery.
-Should the Flyers hang on to goaltender Martin Biron?
-Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek denied a report that team overlord Lou Lamoriello would have his business duties relieved.
-Wild defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron underwent back surgery.
-The Oilers have asked the Rangers for permission to interview former coach Tom Renney for the same position with Edmonton.
-The NHL has loaned money to the Coyotes.
-Forwards Pavel Datsyuk of Detroit, Ryan Kesler of Vancouver and Mike Richards of Philadelphia are the finalists for the Norris Trophy.
(Photos: Bylsma-Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press; Marleau and Thornton-Chrisitan Petersen/Getty Images; Richards-Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)