A look at news from around the league...
• After allowing 46 shots in Game 1, the Flyers know things must change against the Bruins. The plan is simple -- do not allow many odd-man rushes and do not allow the Bruins to camp out in front of the net, but it all comes down to if the Flyers can execute or not. How important is Game 2? When they have lost the first two playoff games, the Flyers have a 2-12 series record. When they are 1-1, they are 15-15. [ Philadelphia News/Inquirer ]
No. 3 Vancouver Canucks at No. 2 Chicago Blackhawks, 9 p.m. (Canucks lead 1-0)
• Despite a rough Game 1, Antti Niemi will be starting goalie for Chicago. Coach Joel Quenneville emphatically stated he would start Game 2, one game after being shelled for five goals and being yanked after two periods during Saturday night's 5-1 defeat. "Antti's playing," Quenneville said. "No doubt. [ Chicago Tribune ]
• The Sharks Big Three does it again. Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, Patrick Marleau, all gold-medal winning forwards for Canada in the Olympics, came through the Sharks needed them the most. [ San Jose Mercury News ]
• Sharks steal the game with a little help from the referees. [ Detroit Free Press ]
• Canadiens do their own version of the rope-a-dope to take out Penguins in Game 2. [ Montreal Gazette ]
• Canadiens make the most of limited offense to even series. [ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ]