NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Saturday Edition): Marc-Andre Fleury the key, Wild will hire coach before Entry Draft and ripping into the Toronto expansion group

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Stanley Cup Final

Detroit Red Wings (2) versus Pittsburgh Penguins (4)

Teams that have not made the playoffs

The Coyotes situation

  • Jim Balsillie told ESPN Radio that he doesn’t think another team in Southern Ontario would hurt Buffalo.
  • In a court document, the other three professional sports leagues penned their concern over a bad precedent being set.
  • Tuesday is decision day in this case.
  • Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star calls Judge Redfield Baum the most powerful man in sports.
  • According to Paul Waldie of the Globe & Mail, the Argos owners are interested in purchasing the Coyotes.

AHL Calder Cup

  • It is amazing how so many hockey people can be connected in some way, writes Tim Campbell.  On the ice, Scott Arniel says his team’s goal is to win at least one game on the road to ensure a return to Manitoba for Game 6.  Many people think the Moose/Bears series is pretty much even.  Meanwhile, Chris Bourque may be Ray Bourque’s son, but he is good enough to have made it without that name on the back of his jersey.