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• After 11 NHL seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets and New York Rangers, goaltender Ondrej Pavelec is retiring at the age of 31. [Winnipeg Free Press]
• Ted Lindsay, Glen Hall, Bobby Hull, and Alex Delvecchio talk about their names being removed from the Stanley Cup after the top band was taken off following the Washington Capitals victory. [NHL.com]
• Hockey players and coconut water: it’s a love affair. [ESPN]
• The Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltending situation didn’t get any clearer with the news that Alex Lyon will miss four weeks with a lower-body injury. [Inquirer]
• How do we rank this San Jose Sharks blue line now that it features Erik Karlsson? [Five Thirty Eight]
• Finally, here’s part one of the series following Brent Burns‘ off-season adventures: