- ICYMI: The Hurricanes dropped Game 1 after a rough first period. [Canes Country]
- And from the other side, Japers’ recap of the game. [Japers’ Rink]
- Andrei Svechnikov made history last night in the Hurricanes comeback attempt.
Andrei Svechnikov (19 years, 16 days) became the youngest player to score at least two goals in a playoff game since Dainius Zubrus (18 years, 329 days in Game 5 of 1997 CSF w/ PHI) . #NHLStats #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/bIor6B0cuj— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 12, 2019
Andrei Svechnikov is the first Hurricanes player (and second in franchise history behind the Whalers Patrick Poulin) to score a goal in the playoffs before his 20th birthday. #TeenageDream #TakeWarning #SurgeTogether— x-Jamie Kellner (@jbkellner) April 12, 2019
- Still a confident group moving forward:
Jaccob Slavin on what young 'Canes can take away from Game 1 vs. Caps: "We're here. We can play with them."— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) April 12, 2019
- A really, really, really deep dive on the goaltending matchup in the series. [NHL.com]
- The Checkers won their 50th game thanks to an Aleksi Saarela OT winner. [Checkers]
- The league and the players association announced a partnership with Great Clips. [NHL]
- The Leafs started strong against the Bruins and took Game 1 4-1. [Sportsnet]
- Former Hurricanes coach Bill Peters and the Calgary Flames took Game 1 thanks to a Mike Smith shutout. [TSN]
- The Golden Knights will receive some reinforcements as Nikita Gusev will join them.
Hearing Nikita Gusev is on his way to Vegas to join #GoldenKnights for the playoffs— Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) April 11, 2019