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After four games between Chicago and Philly, the Stanley Cup Finals are tied Even Stevens. No, not the show on Disney Channel starring a young Shia LaBeouf. No, not the old Daily Show routine with Steven Colbert and Steve Carell facing off against one another. Wait, I kind of wish it was that one.

Ruff headlines newest Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame class - Sabres Edge
Ruff is joining the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, as the organization announced the 13 members of its 2010 class Friday.

Kassian’s Buffalo Career Could Be In Trouble - Buffalo Sports Daily
After first breaking the story that top Buffalo Sabres prospect Zack Kassian was arrested on an assault charge over the Memorial Day weekend, Dalson Chen of the same newspaper is reporting that the arrest could cause Kassian to be denied entry into the United States and put his pro career in doubt.

The Finals:

Flyers sink Blackhawks 5-3 in Game 4 to even Final - NHL.com
With Friday's victory in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Philadelphia Flyers made the most difficult of tasks a shocking reality.

Briere investment paying off for Flyers - The Globe and Mail
Nearly three years after joining Philadelphia in exhorbitant eight-year deal, diminutive centre making his presence felt in these playoffs.

MCKENZIE: PRONGER, FLYERS STRONG EARLY; HAWKS MUST GET NASTY - TSN
The mindset of the Flyers in Game 4 was driving the net, winning battles - it was like an orange tornado in the first period that was too much for the Blackhawks to handle in the early part of the game.

Flyers' top four on D coming up big - NHL.com
Philadelphia's Big 4 on 'D' -- Chris Pronger, Kimmo Timonen, Matt Carle and Braydon Coburn -- are the biggest reason the Flyers even in the Final.

Philly, the mother of all places most foul - chicagotribune.com
Wow - Dan McNeil goes off on Philadelphia and the lovely people that live there. A major American newspaper printed this?

 

Everything Else:

Red Wings, Tomas Holmstrom agree to two-year deal - Detroit Free Press
The Red Wings have finalized a two-year deal with Tomas Holmstrom worth $3.75 million, the Free

Thornton Happy to Remain in Boston - Boston Bruins
Today, via conference call, Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli spoke about the signing of forward Shawn Thornton to an extension through the 2011-12 season.Press has learned.

Hockey Day in Canada heads to Whitehorse - CBC
Whitehorse will host the 11th annual edition of CBC's Hockey Day in Canada next Feb. 12, the network announced Friday.

Florida Panthers motto for 2010-11: "We Came To Play". Yes, seriously. - Litter Box Cats
Snappy catch-phrase certain to sweep the league.