NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Wednesday Edition): Penguins come up big, relocation fee becomes issue in Coyotes situation and Dany Heatley wants out

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlantic Division,Central Division,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,NHL Morning Papers,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,Teams,Western Conference on June 10, 2009 — 1 Comment

Stanley Cup Final

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

Teams that are not in the playoffs

Brent Sutter’s resignation

Dany Heatley’s trade request

The Coyotes situation

  • Paul Waldie says Gary Bettman gained the upper-hand with yesterday’s news.
  • Some may think it is a victory for Bettman, but Bruce Arthur of the National Post thinks that the extra $100 million fee is definitely worth it.
  • The issue of relocation fees stole the spotlight at yesterday’s hearing, writes Carrie Watters of the Arizona Republic.
  • Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star runs down the possibile rulings that Judge Baum could hand down.
  • Here is a video of Scott Morrison with the latest on the story.
  • No wonder Judge Baum is stalling, explains Randy Turner of the Winnipeg Free Press.

AHL Calder Cup Final

  • Hershey played a strong game, but Cory Schneider shut the door, so the Moose and Bears are headed back to Winnipeg to play Game 6 on Friday.
  • The Moose have one person to thank for forcing a Game 6 and that is Cory Schneider, after the young netminder stole the show in Hershey last night.
  • Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun says that without Schneider, the Moose had no business being in yesterday’s contest.

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