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Robert Downey Jr and Don Cheadle, right there. Now we just need Mickey Rourke and we'll be all set.
Robert Downey Jr and Don Cheadle, right there. Now we just need Mickey Rourke and we'll be all set.

So, it's come down to Philly and Chicago in the Finals! Should be high flying, but I'm personally rooting for Chicago - you? Plenty on it after the break, and as a special bonus, we also have a link with the most hockey puns I've seen in one place since Punathon 2006.

IRON MEN - DR Diablo's Den
Which players played in all 82 games this season? More than you might think. Or less. Depends on what you think, really. Three Sabres are on the list - can you guess who?

Windsor, Kassian take Memorial Cup - Sabres Edge
This happened Sunday night, but I forgot to throw it up. Congrats to Zach Kassian and the Spitfires, and if you want to read more about it, check out the always great Sabres Prospects site.

2010 Stanley Cup Final Schedule - NHL.com
Looks like we've got to wait until Saturday for more hockey.

East:

Surging Flyers return to Stanley Cup Final - NHL.com
Mike Richards recorded three points while Jeff Carter scored two goals, as the Flyers eliminated the Canadiens with a 4-2 win in Game 5, earning their first Stanley Cup Final berth since 1997.

Habs' success irks Bruins fans - like Dad - TSN
There's a certain amount of irony to what Michael Leighton's done to the Canadiens.

Brophy on NHL: Coming-out party - sportsnet.ca
Cammelleri's playoff showing has established the Habs sniper as a key piece to the team's future.

 

West:

Lucky number three for Hossa? - Toronto Sun
Marian Hossa is either blessed, or cursed. We’ll find out soon enough when the Chicago winger makes his third straight trip to the Stanley Cup final with his third different team.

Hawkeytown USA - The Globe and Mail
The fans are back And why not? A group of talented, skilled young players is making Chicago forget the bad old days of the Bill Wirtz era.

Eulogy: Remembering the 2009-10 San Jose Sharks - Puck Daddy
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today....no, wait, that's wrong.

 

The Rest:

Supreme Court hands NHLPA victory with ruling against NFL - Puck Daddy
What does the recent anti-trust ruling against the NFL have to do with hockey?

Pundays: In the Buff - The Royal Half
Which team had the best pun-related headlines on NHL.com? Probably, Philly, but really everyone wins when puns are involved.