Stanley Cup Playoffs: Tuesday's Need To Know

The Sharks look to break the home-ice trend in Game 7 against the Kings, the Bruins and Penguins pat each other on the back, and Brian Burke's lawsuit against anonymous internet commenters just got (more) interesting. All of that, and more, in Tuesday's Need To Know.

Stay in the loop before the Sharks & Kings battle in Game 7

From left to right, the Kings' Dustin Brown and the Sharks' Joe Thornton captain their teams into a Game 7 clash on Tuesday, while Pens coach Dan Bylsma and Bruins coach Claude Julien are engaged in a war of compliments, and Brian Burke presses on with his lawsuit. (Getty Images)

Three wins for the Sharks at home, three wins for the Kings at home. Does the streak continue, or will San Jose find a way to break through in enemy territory?

Before the puck drops on that winner-takes-all Game 7 on Tuesday night at L.A.'s Staples Center, here's a list of things you need to know, which will be updated throughout the day: