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Daily Links For Wednesday June 1st

The start of a new month brings the start of a brand new franchise in Winnipeg and the start of the Stanley Cup Finals. Here are some links about both. 

Sabres News

Sabres to lose Dineen to Panthers - Sports - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Sabres felt they caught a break last year when no NHL team decided to hire Kevin Dineen.

Whalers legend Kevin Dineen to be named Florida Panthers coach - Litter Box Cats
Our Florida Panthers site has some thoughts on the hiring of Kevin Dineen. 

Winnipeg News

Teppo sees success for Winnipeg this time - Sports - The Buffalo News
Teppo Numminen started his career with the Winnipeg Jets and has some thoughts about the new Winnipeg franchise.

Winnipeg fans next goal? Sell 13,000 season tickets | ProHockeyTalk

Now that True North is set to purchase the Atlanta Thrashers, the fans in Winnipeg have a mission to complete: Sell 13,000 season tickets before June 21. 

Thrasherville will not soon forget what Atlanta Spirit did here | Atlanta Thrashers: Ice Man
What the fans of the former Thrashers feel about Atlanta Spirit, the former owners.

Thrashers, Atlanta were never given a chance by NHL, Spirit | Jeff Schultz

Atlanta Thrashers are moving to Winnipeg after 11 mostly miserable seasons and a lack of support by NHL and the Atlanta Spirit owners.

The Thrashers Chapter Comes to a Close - Bird Watchers Anonymous

A retrospective on me, hockey and the Atlanta Thrashers

Behind the Net moves to All-Winnipeg Jets Format - Behind The Net

And now to introduce our new Winnipeg whatever blog.

Stanley Cup Finals 

The Hockey News: Headlines: Green Men plan to step up their game as they cheer for Canucks in Cup final
With the Stanley Cup Finals starting tonight, the Green Men will be out in full force.

For hands-off Bruins owner, a chance to win hearts - The Boston Globe

Sitting in the shadows of TD Garden, 20 rows from the ice, Jeremy Jacobs watched the Bruins practice over Memorial Day weekend.

Old-timer gets breather -

Claude Julien's switching of Rich Peverley and Mark Recchi has paid dividends lately.

Aw-shucks Sedins had one another through it all

During yesterday's Media Day, the Sedin twins were the media darlings for the Canucks