Second round schedule of the Stanley Cup playoffs released plus updates on Niklas Kronwall, Ben Bishop, Chris Kreider, Bryan Bickell and more. 

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NBC SPORTS: The second round schedule of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs has been released.

Red Wings' Niklas Kronwall suspended one game for charging Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov.

Red Wings’ Niklas Kronwall suspended one game for charging Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov.

NHL.COM: The league has suspended Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall one game for charging Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov. Kronwall will miss tonight’s Game Seven of the opening-round series between the Wings and Lightning.

THE TAMPA TRIBUNE: Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is gearing up for his first-ever Game Seven in the NHL playoffs.

NEW YORK POST: The Rangers need more in this year’s playoffs from forward Chris Kreider.

THE WASHINGTON POST: The Capitals have returned goaltender Philipp Grubauer to their AHL affiliate in Hershey.

THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Blackhawks winger Bryan Bickell hopes to be a force in his club’s upcoming series against the Minnesota Wild.

STARTRIBUNE.COM: Wild winger and NY Islanders castoff Nino Niederreiter has found happiness and success in Minnesota.

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE: Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist played with injuries during their recent series against the New York Rangers.

NBC SPORTS: Pending unrestricted free agents Mike Ribeiro and Mike Fisher claim they want to re-sign with the Nashville Predators.

NEWSDAY: New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic suffered a torn MCL in his left knee prior to the playoffs.