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• “Head coach Dominique Ducharme revealed some of the injuries key members of the Canadiens were playing with in the Stanley Cup Final. But in the end it was pretty simple: The best team won.” [Montreal Gazette]
• Predators GM David Poile on the upcoming off-season: “I think we need to go in a little bit different direction. I’m not saying we’re going to make a whole bunch of changes, but I think it’s time to make some changes.” [TSN]
• With a partnership for next season, a look at how the Seattle Kraken might use their AHL affiliate in Charlotte. [Sound of Hockey]
• Reviewing Ron Hextall’s tenure so far in Pittsburgh. [Pensburgh]