Daily Links for Thursday, June 16

Just be happy for them for one....day......

Congratulations to the Boston Bruins on becoming the 2011 Stanley Cup Champions.

That was physically painful to write, but Boston played a hell of a series and they earned it.

Zack Kassian Interview Video - Buffalo Sabres
Sabres prospect Zack Kassian speaks with Sabres.com following a workout at HSBC Arena.

The 2010-11 NHL Season Concludes – but Sabres Hockey is ON for the Weekend! - BSN
The Sabres Alumni Team is playing a hockey game (sometimes they do play basketball) this Saturday.

True Confessions: Zdeno Chara - Top Shelf
"I have a confession to make, Buffalo, one that some of you won't like or understand. Here it is. I love Zdeno Chara."

Bruins win Cup by blanking Canucks 4-0 - NHL.com
Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand scored two goals each and Tim Thomas made 37 saves in his second shutout of the series, as the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1972, beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night.

Thomas caps amazing season with Conn Smythe and Cup - NHL.com
Tim Thomas capped one of the greatest seasons NHL goaltender has ever had by making 37 saves Wednesday night to lead the Bruins to a 4-0 victory.

Bruins built for prolonged success - THN
The Bruins won their first Cup since 1972, but with the way this team has been put together, it may not take that long for another.

Video: Boychuk’s bottle-opener mouth; Lucic champ-beer bath - Puck Daddy
Meanwhile, inside the Boston Bruins' locker room after their Game 7 victory over the Vancouver Canucks:

On biggest stage, Roberto Luongo and Canucks were simply ordinary - ESPN
Somehow, the skillful Canucks and franchise goaltender Roberto Luongo managed to parlay a series lead into one of the great collapses in recent Stanley Cup finals history.

Angry Canucks fans riot in Vancouver after Stanley Cup loss - TSN
Parts of downtown Vancouver erupted in flames, explosive booms thundered through the air and looters smashed windows and ran amok inside department stores Wednesday after the city's Stanley Cup run ended in bitter defeat.

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