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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Friday's Need To Know

Three teams could be sent packing on Friday night, as the Maple Leafs, Blues, and Red Wings face elimination, while the the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals try and get the edge in their series with Game 5 on tap in D.C.

Stay up to date with all the news & notes before tonight's action

Team captains Henrik Zetterberg, David Backes, and Dion Phaneuf will try their best to keep their squads from being eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight. (Photos courtesy The Associated Press)

Three teams could be sent packing on Friday night, as the Maple Leafs, Blues, and Red Wings face elimination, while the the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals try and get the edge in their series with Game 5 on tap in D.C.

Here's a list of things you need to know, which we'll update throughout the day: