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The Morning Papers: Stanley Cup Edition; Mitch Albom Reports on the Pity Party in “Hockeyfrown”; Dave Molinari Calls Game 7 “A Thriller”; Hershey Downs the Moose to Win Calder Cup



Elsewhere Around the League:

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper called Sidney Crosby last night to congratulate him on the win.
  • Evgeni Malkin in the first Russian to win the Conn Smythe Trophy.
  • A report card for the Stanley Cup Finals.
  • Brian Burke “wants and expects” Cliff Fletcher to have a role with the Maple Leafs next season.
  • Rob Daum is expected to keep coaching in Springfield for the Oilers farm club, writes Jim Matheson. He also notes there might be interest in Craig MacTavish taking over for Marc Crawford on HNIC.
  • Bruce Garrioch suggests that the Panthers are “desperate” to deal Jay Bouwmeester.
  • Marian Hossa says he has no regrets about his decision to play for Detroit.
  • Chris Neil says good riddance to Dany Heatley.
  • Brian Burke says that Toronto has a lot to offer free-agent netminder Jonas Gustavsson.


Illegal Curve would like to extend our congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins on their Stanley Cup victory and add kudos to the Detroit Red Wings and their fans, who were very classy as they stayed around to cheer and watch as the Pens hoisted the Cup.


Wheeler turns back the clock to help Jets take down the defending champs. 'The Winnipeg Jets are shredding the opposition defensively'.


Wheeler proving he’s still a leader for the Jets, regardless of title. Wheeler gets hat trick as Jets bury Avs. Wheeler nets hat trick, Hellebuyck slams the door as Jets rout Avalanche 5-0. Jets know there’s more work to be done.

The Jets are scheduled to practice today as they turn the page on last night's win over the defending Cup champs and prepare for the Jackets who are here on Friday.

The Moose have another day of practice as they prepare for first ever school day game.

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