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In other San Jose Sharks news…
Since the Penguins didn’t win the Stanley Cup, the conditional draft pick they sent the Sharks for Patrick Marleau is officially a 2021 third-round pick. (NBC Sports Bay Area)
In possibly related Sharks news, Christina Marleau once again confirmed what her husband has previously asserted: The pending UFA is coming back for his 23rd season next year. (Christina Marleau)
Around the NHL…
Who will replace Dale Tallon? (Florida Hockey Now)
Dan Kingerski’s series analysis & report card. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Christian Arnold’s insights into the Islanders’ advance. (NYI Hockey Now)
Bruce Cassidy expects Ondrej Kase back on Sunday. (Boston Hockey Now)
The Avs will play either Chicago or Arizona in the first round. (Colorado Hockey Now)
Grading the best and worst of NHL bubble fashion. (ESPN)
Alex Stalock is the league’s most talkative goaltender. (The Athletic)
How Seattle’s Everett Fitzhugh became the NHL’s first black team play-by-play man. (The Athletic)
Taylor Hall has finally won a playoff series in Edmonton! (Cam Lewis)
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