NHL News: Playoffs, Stutzle’s Hat Trick, Rinne and Lindgren
NHL playoffs start on Saturday. Kids celebrate Tim Stutzle's first hat trick. Rinne played his last game? Rangers sign Lindgren.
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Playoffs start on Saturday

Mike Harrington: Stanley Cup playoffs are almost set.

West: VGK-STL, COL-MIN (home ice TBA)
North: TOR-TBA, EDM-TBA (WPG-MON battling for 3-4)

Local Kids celebrate Tim Stutzle‘s first NHL hat trick

Norris and Tkachuk wanted to join the party #GoSensGo #Sens pic.twitter.com/vgmCZKiAkx

— Sens Thoughts (@PositiveSensFan) May 11, 2021

End of the line Rinne?

Paul Skrbina: It seemed last night like it was the last for Pekka Rinne. “Either way, what a ride he gave this franchise.”

Rangers sign Lindgren

Cap Friendly: The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Ryan Lindgren to a three-year contract extension worth $9 million.

2021-22: $2,000,000 base salary
2022-23: $3,000,000 base salary
2023-24: $4,000,000 base salary

Lindgren will be a restricted free agent with arbitration rights when the deal expires.

Bill Masterton Trophy Nominees for this season