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ICYMI: Tuesday, June 2

by Staff

Have #FOMO? Simply want to catch up after a busy day? No worries, has you covered. Welcome to our new ICYMI blog, a daily digest of all news, features and blogs we publish. Consider it your one-stop shop for all written content.


2015 Stanley Cup Final picks, NHL Network predict the 2015 Stanley Cup Final with Cup champion, series length and MVP selections.

Canadiens agree to terms with defenseman Jeff Petry
Defenseman Jeff Petry agreed to terms on a six-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens through the 2020-21 season.

Hynes hired as coach of Devils
John Hynes, 40, was hired as coach of the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.

Media Day new for Lightning, old hat for Blackhawks
Chicago very familiar with the first official event of the NHL championship series: Media Day. For everyone all but a few Tampa Bay Lightning players, talking to reporters in this setting was foreign.

Yzerman's patient approach paying off for Lightning 
Steve Yzerman took a patient approach to building the Tampa Bay Lightning and now it's paying off.


Penguins waiting for answer on Dupuis' future: report
The Pittsburgh Penguins are hopeful to learn by the end of the month if forward Pascal Dupuis can continue his NHL career after being sidelined with a blood clot this season, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Monday.

Capitals sign Mitchell to two-year, two-way contract
The Washington Capitals have re-signed right wing Garrett Mitchell to a two-year, two-way contract.

Rangers' Skapski out 4-5 months after hip surgery
New York Rangers goalie prospect Mackenzie Skapski had arthroscopic surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip Tuesday and is expected to be sidelined for 4-5 months.

Gonchar, Zidlicky want to play in NHL in '15-16
Veteran defensemen Sergei Gonchar and Marek Zidlicky want to play in the NHL next season.


Blackhawks' Toews gets high praise from Yzerman
Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman, a star during his days with the Detroit Red Wings, said Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is a better player.

McDavid, Eichel start Combine interview process
Top 2015 NHL Draft prospects Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel started the interview process Tuesday at the 2015 NHL Scouting Combine.

Lightning's Filppula eager for another chance at Cup

Valtteri Filppula
Center - TBL
GOALS: 3 | ASST: 8 | PTS: 11
SOG: 24 | +/-: -6
Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula is excited for another chance to win the Stanley Cup. He previously won it in 2008 with the Detroit Red Wings.

Garrison: Lightning feeling excitement of community
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison says in his first blog for that the players are feeling the love from their fans and the community heading into the Stanley Cup Final.

Devils will be fast, attacking, supportive, Shero says
Before New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero introduced new coach John Hynes on Tuesday, he spelled out the blueprint for what the Devils will look like under his leadership.

Goaltender Matchup: Inside Lightning's Bishop
Analysis shows where strengths, weaknesses lie for Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop.


Mayors of Chicago, Tampa wager food, beer on Final
The mayors of Chicago and Tampa wagered food, drink and charitable donations for Stanley Cup Final.

Blackhawks forwards Bickell, Kruger to play Game 1
Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said forward Bryan Bickell and Marcus Kruger will play Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

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