News: Jori Lehtera (lower body) was on the ice for warmups in advance of Sunday's Game 6 against the Wild, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Analysis: Based on warmups, look for Jori Lehtera to work Sunday on a trio with Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko. Lehtera -- who was was held out of Friday's Game 5 -- checks back into the Blues' lineup with two helpers in four playoff games to date.
News: Jake Allen was pulled from Sunday's series-ending Game 6 loss to the Wild after giving up two goals on 13 shots. Analysis: Not a good night for Jake Allen, who had a disappointing postseason, posting a .904 save percentage. The 24-year-old is the goaltender of the future for the Blues, but he lost three of his last four playoff games, leading to the Blues elimination from the postseason. We wouldn't be too concerned, though, as he posted a solid 22-7-4 record in the regular season and was playing in his first NHL postseason. Have him on your radar next year.
News: Justin Fontaine scored the game-winning goal in Sunday's series-clinching Game 6 victory over the Blues. Analysis: It was the first goal of the playoffs for Justin Fontaine, who racked up two points in Round 1. The fourth-liner is a decent depth scorer who is capable of potting 10-15 goals in the regular season. While Fontaine has only registered four points in 14 career NHL playoff games, the Wild will need continual production from their bottom-six if they hope to get past the Blackhawks in Round 2.
News: Zach Parise netted a pair of goals, including a shorthanded marker, in Sunday's series-clinching Game 6 win over the Blues. Analysis: A great outing for Zach Parise, who was dominant in Round 1. The 30-year-old had three goals and seven points in six games, helping the Wild move on to Round 2 to face Chicago. The top-line winger is sporting a solid plus-3 rating in these playoffs and will need to be at this best if the Wild hope to have any chance of getting past the Blackhawks in the second round.
News: Devan Dubnyk stopped 30 of 31 shots in Sunday's series-clinching Game 6 win over the Blues. Analysis: A fantastic performance from Devan Dubnyk, who has been outstanding in back-to-back games after getting lit up for six goals in Game 4. The 28-year-old finished the first round with a .913 save percentage, 2.32 GAA and one shutout. If Dubnyk, who registered an impressive .929 save percentage in the regular season , can carry his terrific play from Games 5 and 6 of Round 1 into Round 2, the Wild could have a chance to get past the Blackhawks.
News: Dale Weise (maintenance) took part in warmups in advance of Sunday's Game 6 against the Sens, John Lu of TSN reports. Analysis: Dale Weise, who did not take part in Sunday's morning skate, worked on a trio with Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais in warmups, while Brian Flynn and Manny Malhotra are in line to be the Habs' scratches up font on Sunday.
News: Shea Theodore was called up from AHL Norfolk on Sunday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: Shea Theodore spent the majority of the 2014-15 season with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL, appearing in 43 games and scoring 48 points. He also played nine games for AHL Norfolk where he posted 11 points. With the Ducks not dealing with any notable injuries on the blue line and unlikely to shake up their lineup in the second round, don't expect Theodore to log any minutes during the postseason.
News: Mark Fistric was recalled from AHL Norfolk on Sunday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: Mark Fistric spent most of the 2014-15 campaign with Norfolk, accruing a goal and seven points over 34 games. Though he did log nine appearances with the parent club earlier this season, the Ducks are back to full health on the blue line heading into the second round of the playoffs, which will make it difficult for Fistric to earn ice time.
News: Christian Ehrhoff admitted Sunday that it was a concussion that had sidelined him since March 24, NHL.com's Wes Crosby reports. Analysis: Christian Ehrhoff appeared to be trending toward a return from the head injury during the Penguins' first-round playoff series with the Rangers, but those plans were halted after he recently endured a setback in his recovery. The blueliner has said that he suffered multiple concussions during the season, so it sounds like he'll plan on taking it easy over the summer in an attempt to the start of next season. Ehrhoff will become an unrestricted free agent in July.
News: Jannik Hansen scored his second goal of the playoffs and had an assist in Saturday's series-ending Game 6 loss to the Flames. Analysis: Jannik Hansen did alright in these playoffs, registering four points in six games. While the 29-year-old skated on the top line with the Sedin twins in the final few games, he remains a bottom-six player who can contribute 10-20 goals in the regular season.