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• It’s a brand new series now that the Canadiens have evened things up with Games 3 and 4 in Montreal. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
• The Golden Knights understand that going behind against Montreal is a losing proposition. [Las Vegas Sun]
• High scoring, tight defense, the Lightning can beat you in many different ways. [Sportsnet]
— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) June 17, 2021
• A look at top 2021 NHL Draft prospect Kent Johnson, a forward out of Michigan. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
• Jason Spezza on re-signing with the Maple Leafs: “The chase of the cup is at the forefront of my mind daily and anything I can do to help the team acquire better players, that’s kind of why I just take the league minimum.” [The Hockey News]