A look at news from around the league...
• Facing the disgrace of a series sweep on their home ice, it would be surprising if the Flyers didn't find a way to win at least one game. The sweep-avoiding win seems like a fairly common phenomenon. [ Philadelphia News/Inquirer ]
No. 2 Chicago Blackhawks at No. 3 Vancouver Canucks, 9:30 p.m. (Blackhawks lead 2-1)
• As the heroes seemingly change every night for the Blackhawks during the playoffs, goalie Antti Niemi has emerged as the indispensable constant. Not bad for an inexperienced goalie who has been thrust into playoff spotlight. [ Chicago Tribune ]
• Several Blackhawks have fond memories of Vancouver Olympics. [ Chicago Tribune ]
• Changes coming to Canucks roster as team is looking for a win. [ Vancouver Province ]
• Red Wings respond to challenge by scoring ... and scoring ... and scoring. [ Detroit Free Press ]
• Sharks' lack of focus brings memories of 2006 when they lost to Edmonton. [ San Jose Mercury News ]