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Griffins Advance To Western Conference Finals With Win Over Rockford | MiHockey
Congrats to the Griffins! They will play either the Utica Comets or the Oklahoma City Barons in the Western Conference Final.

Should Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin turn pro or return to college for another season? | MLive.com
If the Wings think that Larkin will play a couple of games with them this season, then turning pro may benefit him, but if Larkin is just going to play for the Griffins, I think he benefits more from playing another season with Michigan.

Gave: Will Red Wings match high-paying deal for Babcock? Don't bet on it | FOX Sports
I do not see any reason why the Wings would not pay Babcock top-dollar.

NHL News

Canada creams Russia for WHC gold, Crosby joins ‘Triple Gold Club’ | ProHockeyTalk
Congratulations to the Canadians! They beat Russia 6-1.

Rangers' pattern for success sinks Lightning - Sportsnet.ca
At this point, I am rooting for the Rangers to win the Cup.

U.S. wins bronze at Worlds | ProHockeyTalk
The United States beat the Czech's 3-0.

Ducks beat Blackhawks in WCF opener | TSN
I am not too keen on the Ducks winning the Cup, but I would much rather have them in the Final than the Blackhawks.

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager candidates emerge: Report | Puck Daddy
The Maple Leafs may need a new coach, but they are in an even bigger need of a new competent general manager.

This fan is wearing the greatest Blackhawks outfit ever - SBNation.com
Someone is passionate!

WATCH: Russian president Vladimir Putin scores 8 goals in All-Star game - CBSSports.com
I would not want to be the goaltender playing against him.

Report: Bruins interviewed former Caps GM McPhee | ProHockeyTalk
The Bruins fired Peter Chiarelli last month.

Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Montreal Canadiens | Puck Daddy
The Canadiens have a good group of players and will be a playoff team next season. Out of all of the Canadian teams, the Habs are the one that I think are the closest to a Cup.

Let's Go Red Wings!