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NHL Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Penguins’ Crosby still topic of conversation among Wings, With the NHL it’s always bad news for Hamilton, Pittsburgh is new city of champions

More Stanley Cup Final Reaction

From Pittsburgh:

From Detroit:

  • You will cringe when you hear of pain Wings endured says Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press.
  • Now that the season is finished the 2009 team says good-byes, though 2010 will be similar.
  • When Marian Hossa came to Detroit, he had Monday playing out a little different.
  • Tomas Holmstrom doesn’t know how much longer he’ll play as slumps and injuries weigh him down.
  • Penguins’ Crosby still topic of conversation among Wings.  Zetterberg seems quite bent out of shape on this one.
  • Lidstrom, Ilitch have faith in the Wings. 

The Rest:

  • With former offensive defenseman Todd Richards set to become the Wild’s next coach, even Nick Schultz — known more for his defense on the back end — might have carte blanche to step up in the play.
  • Ottawa Senators president and CEO Roy Mlakar leaving job at end of June.
  • Lightning might have a big draft-day decision.
  • Jonas Gustavsson, the 24-year-old Swede considered one of the best goalies in the world not currently playing in the NHL, wrapped up an approximately 24-hour trip to Denver.
  • Peter Chiarelli, named NHL Executive of the Year by Sporting News, was rewarded by the B’s signing a multiyear extension.
  • Washington Capitals team report.
  • Edmonton Oilers team report.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs team report.
  • NHL Rumor Roundup: Heating up.

Phoenix Situation:

  • With the NHL, it’s always bad news for Hamilton.
  • Lawyer says he expects RIM co-CEO to submit new motion to buy and move the Phoenix Coyotes to Hamilton.
  • Deadline may be Balsillie’s undoing.
  • YOUR VIEW: Will Balsillie get another chance to buy an NHL team?

2009 NHL Awards in Vegas:

AHL Hockey:

  • The owners of the Iowa Chops want to sell the American Hockey League franchise and have it moved from Des Moines, Polk County officials confirmed today.
  • The Grand Rapids Griffins’ community programs and charitable efforts during the 2008-09 AHL season generated a total of nearly $325,000.
  • Moose GM: AHL run worth every minute.  Heartbreaking loss doesn’t lessen incredible season.
  • The only coach in the six-year history of the ECHL Las Vegas Wranglers, Glen Gulutzan is leaving for AHL.