Good morning, and good Monday to you all. The Links are on their usual Monday diet, but as usual tonight our will will break and we'll fall asleep on the couch with a pint of ice cream and a half-eaten rack of ribs.
Ennis, Gerbe are Sabres' little big men - The Buffalo News
Tyler Ennis came to Buffalo as an injury replacement and wound up being irreplaceable. It was a bit of a shock, though it shouldn't have been.
Myers thrilled to play for Canada - SLAM!
Tyler Myers takes a little extra pride in pulling the Canadian sweater over his head.
Pittsburgh Penguins within striking distance after Game 5 win - ESPN
The play of Evgeni Malkin and Mike Rupp on Saturday gives a little insight into why the Pens have an opportunity to close out this series and advance to their third straight East final.
Injury to Gill leaves Habs down another defenseman - NHL.com
The Montreal Canadiens may have lost another defenseman. Hal Gill went down with an injury in Game 5 and may not be able to play Monday night.
Series an emotional roller coaster, Lucic says - The Globe and Mail
Injuries play a big part in the series for both teams
Composed Canucks stay alive with Game 5 win - NHL.com
Kevin Bieksa score twice leading the Canucks to a 4-1 victory in Game 5 against the Blackhawks.
Trade helped both Sharks and Bruins - The Buffalo News
Joe Thornton's trade was a win-win for both teams.
Joe Thornton powers Sharks - The Globe and Mail
San Jose centre steps up in Western Conference semi-final series victory over Detroit
Hilary Duff being kept awake by Mike Comrie's endless grinding - Puck Daddy
From the "lighter side of sports" file.