Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.
• Guess the Blackhawk.
• Chris Kelly on his open-net miss in Game 4: "It was gone [from my mind] until you guys brought it up so thanks for that.” [CSNNE]
• Why this Stanley Cup opportunity could be the last for this group of Boston Bruins. [Sportsnet]
• The Farrelly brothers are making a sequel to Dumb & Dumber. Milan Lucic has expressed interest to play Sea Bass' son. [NESN]
• Joel Quenneville says Nick Leddy will get a bigger role in Game 5. [NHL.com]
• Joe Sakic on why he publicly said the Colorado Avalanche were leaning toward one of the top three forwards instead of defenseman Seth Jones with the No. 1 overall pick. "It was more really for our fans here, to let our fans know what we’re thinking going into the draft. That’s really what the purpose was, let them know where we’re leaning. What I said is that we’re picking first overall and this is what we’re doing." [ESPN]
• Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis talks about his summer plans with the salary cap going down. [Globe and Mail]
• Lindy Ruff was introduced as the newest head coach of the Dallas Stars. Why Stars fans should trust the judgement of general manager Jim Nill. [Defending Big D]
• "But we don't care about championships in New York, we care about corporate money and that will come with consistent regular season success - something Vigneault had in his seven seasons in Vancity. Unlike his predecessor, AV is affable and easy going, and an easy sell to the suits. And, frankly, that is all that the Blueshirt bosses care about nowadays. They need to grab as much big business money as they can to help pay off the fan-unfriendly renovation." [Scotty Hockey]
• Why John Tortorella could change the message if the Vancouver Canucks decide to hire him as their next head coach: "For all his bluster behind the bench and in front of microphones, Tortorella does have the ability to motivate, articulate and command such a level of respect that you either perform or you get pined." [Province]
• Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky's contract talks with the Blue Jackets are still at a standstill. [Columbus Dispatch]
• LA Kings head coach Darryl Sutter recently had double hernia surgery with the aid of a revolutionary robot. The Royal Half takes you through it. [TRH]
• The proposed new Detroit Red Wings arena would have a seating capacity 10 percent less than Joe Louis Arena. [Detroit News]
• Four Calgary-area players are expected to be first round picks at the NHL Draft later this month. [Buzzing the Net]
• Finally, here's a mic'd up Patrick Kane from Game 4:
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