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That's the face of a real <strike>American</strike> Canadian hero right there.
That's the face of a real American Canadian hero right there.

Happy Friday, everyone! To celebrate the weekend, we've got some really fine links for you today dealing with the Finals (and I'm not just saying that, we do!) - AND - make sure you check after the break to hear the awesome story of HNIC host Ron MacLean saving a man's life yesterday.

Sabres Interested In Kaberle - SabresHockeyCentral
On a Toronto radio station earlier this week, Leafs GM Brian Burke indicated that defenseman Tomas Kaberle is generating some interest throughout the league, including from Buffalo. TSN has more about it here.

Breaking Down the Top 10 Worst Referee Mistakes in History - NESN
If there was one hockey gaffe on here, which one would it be? Hmmmm......

Big trouble, ladies - Two Minutes for Roughing
Ever wonder what your odds are of marrying an NHL player? Turns out not great.

Finals:

THN at the Stanley Cup: Flyers winning the matchup battles - THN
Game 3's overtime-winner was the result of bad line-matching tactics and if the Hawks want to keep a series lead, they have to adapt.

Navigating The Windward Passage: More Game 3 Afermath - Second City Hockey
More observations in the wake of Hawks' game 3 loss and looking forward to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals from SBNation's Hawks blog.

Flyers' makeshift line making trouble for Blackhawks - USATODAY.com
The Philadelphia Flyers' line of Ville Leino, Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell is basically a stew that coach Peter Laviolette made out of what was remaining in his pantry.

Hawks say Flyers' physical style isn't a problem - NHL.com
The Philadelphia Flyers are a step up in the crash-and-crunch department for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Niemi’s come a long way in a short time - The Globe and Mail
Chicago’s playoff star barely made team at start of season, then took over when Huet faltered.

 

Everything Else:

Ron MacLean helps rescue man from river - The Globe and Mail
‘Hockey Night in Canada’ host assists in pulling man from Delaware River in Philadelphia.

MCKENZIE: ALL THE DETAILS ON THE SPEZZA SITUATION IN OTTAWA - TSN
Here is everything you need to know about the Jason Spezza situation in Ottawa.

Pronger keeps agitator skills sharp by destroying dreams, ruining lives outside of hockey - Intent to Blow
How has Chris Pronger raised the bar for being a total jackbag so high for so long? Well we set out to find out. And fortunately for us, Pronger agreed to allow us to follow him around for a day.