Note: Reminder that if any game in the Stanley Cup Final goes to overtime, we will be having our #ICOTpool contest. Similar to the #ICGWG contest in that you pick one player (total) from either team and @ tweet us (@illegalcurve) with your selection as well as the hashtag #ICOTpool. Winner gets IC Gear.
Stanley Cup Scores & Games:
Games: Bruins @ Hawks at 7 pm cst on Saturday, June 15th
Stanley Cup news:
Globe and Mail: Blackhawks fatigued, but energized after marathon Game 1.
Chicago Sun-Times: Talented Blackhawks have versatility to win in many ways.
Chicago Sun-Times: Hossa experiences drill of victory.
Chicago Sun-Times: Burr Ridge Hawks fan recovering after puck hit her ‘like an arrow’ to the face.
Boston Herald: Claude Julien believes Bruins to bounce back big.
Boston Herald: Nathan Horton’s injury leaves big void in Julien’s forward lines.
Boston Herald: Past success good for Bruins karma.
Other NHL news:
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins sign Evgeni Malkin to eight-year, $76 million contract extension.
Toronto Star: Maple Leafs re-sign Colton Orr.
Globe and Mail: Stevens seen as front-runner for Canucks’ vacant head coaching position.
Winnipeg Jets news:
Winnipeg Free Press: Evander Kane tweets then deletes homophobic comment, apologizes. Looks like Thursday really was the Evander news day. Seems his twitter got him into a wee bit of trouble although by this AM he had deleted and apologized for the comment.
Winnipeg Free Press: Slater on the mend. Says he would have been good to go had the Jets made the playoffs. Gonna need a healthy Slater next season to get this team into the playoffs.
Winnipeg Jets: Evander Kane video exclusive. Evander Kane talks about his summer so far, his recent surgery and also spoke about the season ahead, his junior career and the playoffs.
Illegal Curve: Evander Kane has successful surgery. After a successful surgery yesterday he now has 4-6 weeks of recovery time.