Daily Links for Wednesday, June 2

Things were weird today (which for you is yesterday.) That's not to say they're bad, there just seemed to be a bunch of weird hockey news - Pittsburgh toilet testers, merging hockey leagues, Chris Pronger acting like a WWE heel, and Don Cherry reenacting Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals. Weird.

Jacob Legace posts - SabresProspects.com
Curious to know more about new Sabres signee Jacob Legace? Here's all the recent posts about him on Sabres Prospects.

BULLDOG: NHL Free Agency 1 Month Away - WGR 550
What does the more beautiful half of Schopp and the Bulldog have to say about free agency?

Finals Talk:

Eager calls Pronger out on taking game pucks after losses - TSN
Despite his team being down 2-0 in the Stanley Cup Final, Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Chris Pronger appears to playing mind games with the Chicago Blackhawks. Pronger has taken the game pucks after both losses and he says he threw them in the garbage.

Pronger in his element at his third Cup Final - NHL.com
Known for being hard-nosed and nasty on the ice, Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger is showing that he's quite the comedian away from the rink.

Flyers want to re-create third-period effort for all of Game 3 - NHL.com
The Flyers think their third period from Game 2 was their best this series, and want to re-create what went correctly for all of Game 3.

Video: Don Cherry's Phantom of Playoffs, as crazy as it sounds - Puck Daddy
If you missed CBC's intro to Game 2, you missed one of the greatest WTF?! moments of the hockey season involving, of course, Don Cherry. 

'Chelsea Dagger' has become hit for Hawks' fans - NHL.com
Chicago's goal song - catchy or annoying?


Everything Else:

Lidstrom returns to Red Wings - The Globe and Mail
Detroit captain reportedly agrees to one-year deal to play 19th season in Hockeytown.

Hall of Fame honors Marc de Foy, Ron Weber - NHL.com
Marc de Foy, who has covered hockey in Montreal for nearly 30 years, will receive the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award for hockey journalism, and Ron Weber, the original play-by-play voice of the Washington Capitals, will receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster. 

Burke outlines Maple Leafs’ summer plans - National Post
What will our rivals be doing this offseason?

Central Hockey League and International Hockey League Merge - centralhockeyleague.com
Two of pro hockey’s most storied leagues, the Central Hockey League (CHL) and International Hockey League (IHL), have entered into a letter of intent to form a "AA" level super league beginning in the 2010-11 season. They plan to play under the Central Hockey League, CHL, moniker, with the identity of the IHL being maintained through various aspects that will be announced in the near future.

NHL team seeking help to flush Pa. arena's toilets - Yahoo! Sports
The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking for 250 students to help with an important task and there's only one major requirement: You must know how to flush a toilet. 

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