Stanley Cup Playoffs: Sunday's Need To Know

San Jose hopes to keep their win streak alive at the Shark Tank, while the Penguins and Bruins get ready to battle in the Eastern Conference final. Stay up to date on all the latest news and notes from around the NHL with your Need To Know.

Stay up to speed ahead of puck drop

The Sharks' Joe Thornton and Dan Boyle need to beat Jonathan Quick, right, and the Kings on Sunday night to keep their season alive. (Reed Saxon/Associated Press)

San Jose is hoping to keep their win streak alive at the Shark Tank on Sunday, the Rangers are finished for the season while the Bruins meet the Penguins, and the Blackhawks prepare to travel back to the Joe Louis Arena and extend their season.

Ahead of tonight's crucial tilt in California, here's a list of things you need to know, which will be updated throughout the day: