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ICYMI: Thursday, June 18

by NHL.com Staff / NHL.com

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TRENDING:

Blackhawks celebrate Cup again, eye future success
After winning their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks held a victory parade through downtown Chicago on Thursday, followed by a rally at Soldier Field.



Avalanche hope to extend O'Reilly before next season
Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said Thursday he remains hopeful of signing forward Ryan O'Reilly to a contract extension before the 2015-16 season.

Senators taking offers for goalies Anderson, Lehner
Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray is trying to trade either Craig Anderson or Robin Lehner, and perhaps dump some salary too.

DRAFT COVERAGE:

Order of selection for the 2015 NHL Draft
The National Hockey League announced today the order of selection for the 2015 NHL Draft.

Sabres face tough decisions after likely pick of Eichel
Heading into the 2015 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres have one decision that figures to be easy to make with the second pick, but the rest is up for debate.

Avalanche open to trading first-round draft pick
Though confident the Colorado Avalanche would acquire a good hockey player with the No. 10 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, general manager Joe Sakic would consider trading the selection.

Panthers seek help on wings in first round of draft
The Florida Panthers' biggest need remains on the wing, and general manager Dale Tallon said it wasn't likely he'd stray from that this year.

Hanifin, Werenski among top defensemen for '15 draft
Collegiate players Noah Hanifin and Zachary Werenski are expected to be among the first defensemen off the board at the 2015 NHL Draft.

Juulsen's late-season play earned scouts' attention
A strong late-season push by Everett defenseman Noah Juulsen moved him into a potential first-round pick at the 2015 NHL Draft.

Top prospects highlight USA junior camp roster
Boston University center Jack Eichel, who is expected to be a top-two pick at the 2015 NHL Draft, highlights the list of 39 invites to the United States National Junior Evaluation Camp to be held Aug. 1-8 in Lake Placid, New York.

NEWS:

Wild's Cooke placed on waivers, to be bought out
The Minnesota Wild has placed forward Matt Cooke on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

Senators coach Cameron signs two-year contract
Dave Cameron signed a two-year contract to remain coach of the Ottawa Senators.

Buffalo considering buyout for Hodgson
The Buffalo Sabres are still considering a buyout for forward Cody Hodgson, a new contract for impending free agent Mikhail Grigorenko and how to address their goaltending situation

Sabres hire Terry Murray, Barr as assistant coaches
The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Terry Murray and Dave Barr have been hired as assistant coaches to serve on head coach Dan Bylsma’s coaching staff.

Blue Jackets name McCudden assistant coach
The Columbus Blue Jackets have named Kenny McCudden an assistant coach on Todd Richards' staff.

Hurricanes agree to terms with defenseman Jordan
The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with defenseman Michal Jordan on a one-year contract.

Jets agree to terms with defenseman Chiarot
The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Ben Chiarot on a two-year contract.

Penguins hire Sullivan as AHL coach
The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mike Sullivan coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the team's AHL affiliate.

Coyotes hire Rolston as AHL coach
The Arizona Coyotes have hired Ron Rolston to be the coach of the Springfield Falcons, the team's AHL affiliate.

BLOG COVERAGE:

Blackhawks honor late equipment manager at rally
The Chicago Blackhawks presented a championship belt to the son of their late equipment manager, Clint Reif, at their celebration on Thursday.

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