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Report: Todd Nelson to be named head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins | ProHockeyTalk
All sources are pointing towards the Griffins hiring Todd Nelson as their next head coach. He coached the Oilers last season after they fired Dallas Eakin last December.

Former Red Wings assistant coaches Jim Hiller, Andrew Brewer hired by Mike Babcock in Toronto | MLive.com
The Leafs have officially hired former Wings' assistants Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer to join Mike Babcock in Toronto.

Odds the Detroit Red Wings win next Stanley Cup? Not pretty | Detroit Free Press
The Wings were given 33/1 odds by Bovada to win the Cup next year.

NHL News

Game 6 delivers Chicago’s biggest NHL ratings ever on NBC | Puck Daddy
NBC having great ratings is really good news for the sport here in the U.S.

Blackhawks parade 2015: Date, time and route announced - SBNation.com
If you live in Chicago and want to go to their Cup parade, it will take place at 10AM CT on Thursday, June 18th.

Coyotes will eye other cities if team loses lawsuit | TSN
If the Coyotes lose their legal fight against Glendale, they will be packing their bags and heading elsewhere. Is it time for the NHL to return to Quebec City?

Report: Sergei Kostitsyn nearing an NHL deal | ProHockeyTalk
Kostitsyn may be nearing a return to the NHL. He most recently played for the Nashville Predators in 2013, before leaving for the KHL.

How much is the salary cap going to hurt the Blackhawks? - CBSSports.com
The Blackhawks are going to have some serious cap problems this offseason.

Blackhawks earn title as NHL's model franchise - Sportsnet.ca
Model franchise? I wonder what this "model franchise" was modeled off of...

Are the Chicago Blackhawks really a Stanley Cup dynasty? | Puck Daddy
Is it a dynasty? I am leaning towards a yes here, but it is not a great dynasty. If it is a dynasty, it is certainly a borderline one.

Celebrating Blackhawks fan provides insightful comment on hockey demographics - SBNation.com
If you need a good laugh, here you go.

Alexei Yashin is finally not an Islander anymore | The Hockey News
Yashin was bought out by the Islanders in 2007.

Video: Timonen finally gets to raise the Stanley Cup | ProHockeyTalk
This was the best moment from the Blackhawks' Cup win.

Blackhawks fans TP coach Joel Quenneville's house following Stanley Cup win - SBNation.com
I hope someone is nice enough to clean it up for him too.

Let's Go Red Wings!