Rookie GMs talking trades; Bettman's big day; a poem or a gun? (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney

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Roberto Luongo reaches out to former teammate Ryan Kesler.

• What's the fantasy impact of Ryan Kesler's move to Anaheim? [Dobber Hockey]

• Stephen Whyno raises a good point: there are a lot of rookie GMs. Will that affect trade talks? [Canadian Press

• What about the rising salary cap? How much will it go up and how will that affect things? [Yahoo]

• Would you rather have a poem or a gun? That's one of the questions prospects get asked by teams. Trick question: a poem to a gun. [Edmonton Sun]

• The Chicago Blackhawks have extended Ben Smith and Antti Raanta. [Blackhawks]

• Ken Holland just can't quit Jonas Gustavsson. The Red Wings have signed the goaltender to a one-year deal. [Red Wings]

• The best thing about the draft is Gary Bettman. He's in his element up there. Hopefully this year he gets something to do, like last year. [Grantland]

• NBA draftee Julius Randle arrives in Los Angeles and immediately disses the Kings. [The Postgame]

• Never forget: the LA Kings used to be a disaster. [The Royal Half]

• When and where will Joshua Ho-Sang be drafted? [Color of Hockey]

• Six teams have reached out to Martin Brodeur's agent. [TSN]

• Goalie Cristopher Nilstorp is headed to Europe after signing a contract with Växjö of SHL. [Defending Big D]

• Mats Sundin was drafted first overall 25 years ago. How it changed the game forever. [The Hockey News]

• Kasperi Kapanen is prepared to step out of his dad's shadow. This is a good article with a very good headline. [Yahoo

• Finally, here's a Canuck fan's tribute to the outbound Ryan Kesler, set to the schmaltzy and overused Green Day song, "Time of Your Life".