Your NHL Playoffs Open Thread

The Vancouver Canucks will entertain the Nashville Predators this evening. With a 3-1 series lead, a victory will send the Canucks to the NHL's Final/Frozen/Whatever Four. The Bruins and Lightning already know they're playing one another in the Eastern Conference Finals. Vancouver would be the first entry in the western title game.

This is the only Stanley Cup Playoff game of the day and/or night.

Canucks need no reminders about perils of trying to close out a series [Vancouver Sun]

Nashville Predators face elimination game against Vancouver Canucks [The Tennessean]