Bishop out; Upshall on Fort McMurray; ‘Call of the Wild Burnzie’ (Puck Headlines)

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• Ugh. Lord Stanley has gone Hollywood as spotted by NHL Awards host, Will Arnett. [@arnettwill]

• “[Ben Bishop] skated today, and he will not be in the lineup tonight, but he’s progressing,” said Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper. “After today’s game, I think now we’re teetering on whether he can be back. There’s no guarantees in that. But he’s been making gradual steps everyday and he was going up and down today in his pads.” [Tampa Bay Times]

• Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan believes Sidney Crosby is at his best when he’s fueled by emotion. [Post-Gazette]

• Even Alex Killorn thinks he is force to be reckoned with, and his play backs it up. [Lightning Shout]

• “While his trade request may have been controversial, the idea that Jonathan Drouin had to seek reinstatement is an ill-conceived tale.” [Raw Charge]

• Vladimir Tarasenko welcomed a new baby in the morning of Game 2 and played that night. His teammates reflect on his wild day and what he means to the team. [STL Today]

• “The Call Of The Wild Burnzie” is something the St. Louis Blues need to stifle if they hope to stay competitive in the Western Conference Final. [Mercury News]

• Ryan Malone, now retired, opens up about the ‘nightmare’ he experienced as his NHL career came to an end with his arrest on drug charges. [Trib Live]

• “His playing days long behind him, the perpetual twinkle in his eye extinguished, a handcuffed, sullen, and bloated Kevin Stevens walked slowly into a courtroom at the Moakley Courthouse Tuesday and entered a not guilty plea to two federal drug offenses.” [Boston Globe]

• Quarterfinal matchups at the World Championships have been set. Should the USA and Canada both win their games, they’ll meet in the semis. [IIHF]

• The Arizona Coyotes can now relocate their AHL franchise to Tucson after the City Council approved the lease agreement between the team and the Tucson Convention Center. [AZ Central]

• Incredibly heartfelt and personal piece by Scottie Upshall on the fire that ravaged his hometown of Fort McMurray. [Players’ Tribune]

• Jeff Blashill has promoted goaltending coach Jeff Salajko from Grand Rapids to the Detroit Red Wings to work with Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek. [Red Wings]

• P.K. Subban will host a gala at the Just For Laughs comedy festival to benefit the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation in August. [CBC]

• Maxim Lapierre wants to return to the NHL after playing in Europe. He’d be willing to accept a two-way deal to get it done. [Swiss Hockey News]

• After a successful first season for the NWHL on the ice, the offseason leading up to the sophomore year of the league has been anything but smooth. [Vice Sports]

• Meghan Duggan is a perfect fit for the Connecticut Whale. [Today’s Slapshot]

• Stan Bowman has to work out his cap issues in order to sign Artemi Panarin long term and not end up with another Brandon Saad situation. [Second City Hockey]

• The Winnipeg Jets could be dangerous next season if they end up picking Patrik Laine with the second overall pick. [Hockey Wilderness]

• Who could the Philadelphia Flyers pickup to replace pending UFA Sam Gagner? [Along The Boards]

• The Toronto Maple Leafs have 12 picks in the upcoming draft. Someone they should take into consideration is Sean Day who was granted ‘exceptional status’ in the OHL draft. [Editor In Leaf]

• Fancy stats: How shot rates are distributed at the team level, and the relationship between suppression and generation. [Pension Plan Puppets]

• Fantasy hockey cage match: Boone Jenner versus Evander Kane. [Dobber]

• After stints in the WHL and ECHL, Liam Stewart, son of singer Rod Stewart and supermodel Rachel Hunter, has signed with the Coventry Blaze of the Elite Ice Hockey League. [Elite League]

• Shaking up of the Flint Firebirds front office continues with the hiring of a new general manager and assistant general manager. [Buzzing the Net]

• Finally, fascinating video of mic’d up officials from the playoffs, including their discussions during goal reviews.