Here are your links for today:
Angus Mugford, the Devils’ new senior vice president of player development and performance, join the team’s podcast here: [NHL]
Prepare yourself. The Stanley Cup Final is here.
Bruce Cassidy is the next head coach of the Golden Knights:
And things are looking good for John Tortorella in Philadelphia:
Corey Pronman presents a draft confidential piece: “Ultimately, I have no sway in what will happen on draft day. So we turn to the decision makers — the people who will have a say in where the players go and who your favorite team could pick — to tell you what the league really thinks about this draft class.” [The Athletic ($)]
“Signing Kris Letang to a new, multi-season contract is the Penguins’ top priority, multiple club and NHL sources told The Athletic.” [The Athletic ($)]
Frank Seravalli here with a list of his top ten buyout candidates. The first buyout window of the summer opens July 1: [Daily Faceoff]
And while we’re looking at lists, let’s take a spin around a compilation of this summer’s top unrestricted free agents: [Sportsnet]
An interview here with ESPN NHL reporter Emily Kaplan:
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