The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 30

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Yesterday’s Action…

No games scheduled.

THN at the Cup: Read Mike Brophy's blog from the final, HERE.

News and Views…

Chicago: Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes about the outdoor game in Chicago next season, likely played at Wrigley Field. (more...)

Detroit: Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News writes about the growing up of the Red Wings. (more...)

Florida: Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes about the signing of prospect Michael Frolik. (more...)

Phoenix: The East Valley Tribune reports on Blake Wheeler’s decision to go to free agency rather than signing with the Coyotes. (more...) Read Ken Campbell's blog on the subject HERE.

Pittsburgh: Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes about Sidney Crosby emulating his idol Steve Yzerman. (more...)

St. Louis: Norm Sanders of the Belleville News-Democrat writes about the hiring of Doug Armstrong in the front office. (more...)

San Jose: David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News writes that the Sharks may look to the American League to fill their coaching void. (more...)

Rick Westhead of the Toronto Star writes about the great success of Canadian NHL teams financially and that they drive league revenue. (more...)

Elliott Pap f the Vancouver Sun writes about the passing of prospect Luc Bourdon. (more...)

What’s on tap…

Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final goes Saturday at 8:00 p.m. in Pittsburgh.

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