Updates from Chiefs alumni in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs:
Tyler Johnson (2007-11) and the Lightning won their second round series against the Boston Bruins with a 3-2 double-overtime win in Game 5. Johnson tallied two shots on goal, one hit and one giveaway in 19:50 of ice time, including 2:06 on the power play.
The Lightning will face the winner of the Philadelphia/New York Islanders series in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Jared Bednar (1991-92) coached the Avalanche as they stormed back to force a Game 7 against the Dallas Stars with back-to-back wins: 6-3 in Game 5 on Aug. 31 and 4-1 in Game 6 on Sept. 2. The Avs will take the ice for Game 7 on Friday night in Edmonton.
Travis Green (1986-90) and the Canucks dropped Game 4 versus the top-seeded Vegas Golden Knights before rebounding in Game 5 with a 2-1 win. Game 6 will be on Thursday at 9:45 p.m. ET.