Coach Chelios in Detroit; LA Kings demise; NHLPA’s retirement school (Puck Headlines)


• One of these men could give Florida back to Spain if the Lightning win the Cup… [White House]

• Gutsy, talented Lightning winning hearts with Stanley Cup Final heroics. [SI]

• Tampa’s goalie issue isn’t unprecedented. Just don’t look at history for positive results. [Grantland]

• Stanley Cup Final turning into defenseman Victor Hedman’s coming-out party. [Toronto Sun]

• Chicago’s Game 3 loss, Ben Bishop’s ‘injury’ enough to rankle just about anybody. [Chicago Sun-Times]

• “3 games not yet enough to show the real Blackhawks.” Might want to hurry up. [CBS Chicago]

• Was Ben Bishop good in Game 3? Scoreboard says yes. [Sporting News]

• Blackhawks know composure beats panic after Game 3 loss to Lightning. [Second City Hockey]

• Good news: “The National Hockey League Players’ Association is finalizing plans on a watershed program to help current players return to school and prepare them for a multitude of issues they will face in transitioning from playing careers to retirement.” [TSN]

• Gordie Howe ‘comfortable and happy’ after second stem cell treatment. [THN]

• Report: Chris Chelios to join Jeff Blashill’s coaching staff in Detroit. [CBS Sports]

• Great read by Katie Strange, who took a deep dive into the LA Kings’ trying season. [ESPN]

• Ex-Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson has some advice for incoming coach Mike Babcock. [Sportsnet]

• Signing Dougie Hamilton will be the first of many challenges facing new Bruins GM Don Sweeney. [CSN NE]

• Buffalo has two first round draft picks in 2015. One will be Jack Eichel. The other is at No. 25. Should they trade up? [The Hockey Writers]

• Profiling Calgary’s RFAs: Josh Jooris, Micheal Ferland, and Drew Shore. [Flames Nation]

• Red Army’s style of hockey is still relevant today. [Today’s Slapshot]

• The Connor McDavid Effect: Attracting unrestricted free agents in Edmonton. [Oilers Nation]

• St. Louis is a good hockey market according to a website. [St. Louis Game Time]

• Underwater hockey! It’s real and it’s in Delaware! [Delaware Online]

• Doc Emrick to receive the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting. [Pro Hockey Talk]

• Watch the full NBCSports film “Center of Attention: The Unreal Life of Derek Sanderson” here. [NBCSN]

• Finally, enjoy Joel Quenneville kicking a towel in anger in Game 3. Watch as his assistant catches it and throws it down in disgust. Team work! [@MyRegularFace]