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Ken Holland: Red Wings in better position to explore trades due to depth of organization | MLive.com
If the Wings do make a trade, I would expect it to be a package of prospects and roster players, rather than just moving one player for another player.

Wings sign 2014 draft pick Axel Holmstrom | The Detroit News
The Wings confirm that they have signed prospect Axel Holmström, who currently plays for the SHL's Skellefteå. He will remain with Skellefteå next season.

Gave: Wings would trade first draft pick, but not Mantha | FOX Sports
I would only trade Anthony Mantha if he yielded a legitimate superstar.

NHL News

Blackhawks win Stanley Cup at home for first time in 77 years | Puck Daddy
They may not have been my ideal shade of red, but there is nothing to do but to congratulate them, and to focus on beating them next season.

Duncan Keith's brilliance pays off with first goal of Game 6 - SBNation.com
Here is the first goal of last night's game.

30 Thoughts: NHL Draft trade chatter building - Sportsnet.ca
Elliotte Freidman thinks that the Red Wings need to go after a defenseman to help Niklas Kronwall, which I agree with.

Patrick Kane buries one-timer, puts Blackhawks minutes away from Stanley Cup - SBNation.com
A phenomenal pass by Brad Richards set up this goal by Patrick Kane.

No doubt about it: Duncan Keith wins the Conn Smythe Trophy | ProHockeyTalk
A very well deserved honor for Keith.

Blackhawks fan raises his son like he’s a Stanley Cup - SBNation.com
Just do not drop him!

Another Swedish League standout signed: Canes ink Derek Ryan | ProHockeyTalk
Derek Ryan scored 60 points in 55 games for Örebro HK in the SHL this season.

This is what the Stanley Cup looks like going through airport security - SBNation.com
Talk about carry-on baggage...

Let's Go Red Wings!