Here are your links for today:
The Blues have done the impossible: Left for dead at one point this season, St. Louis turned it all around. The Blues have won their organization’s first Stanley Cup. Congratulations, Blues. It’s Gloria time. [Sportsnet]
Ryan O’Reilly is your Conn Smythe winner:
Conn Smythe Trophy ✔#StanleyCup ✔— NHL (@NHL) June 13, 2019
Ryan O'Reilly, take a skate! pic.twitter.com/MrVw9jsoxy
Our old friend Larry Robinson has won the Stanley Cup for the 10th (!) time.
This is a special group of players and coaches and management. I'm proud and honoured to be part of this group.— Larry Robinson (@19LarryRobinson) June 13, 2019
I will cherish this year for a long time! #STLBlues #StanleyCup https://t.co/aCl8Ie6gxm
And now we come to the fun part of the season:
Buyout window opens up Saturday. Sure feels like there a lot of buyout candidates this year: https://t.co/BcD2juE7gd— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 13, 2019
The Sharks are still working on signing star defenseman Erik Karlsson to a contract extension, even as we approach the open interview period for free agents, which begins June 23. [The Athletic ($)]
Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba, widely seen to be one of the top trade targets this offseason, sits back and waits while his team figures out what to do with him. [The Athletic ($)]
Are the Oilers and Canucks going to get into a bidding war over ... Nikita Zaitsev? [TSN]
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