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Daily Links For Sunday June 12th

The handshake line from last year's Heritage Classic isn't going to happen this next season.
The handshake line from last year's Heritage Classic isn't going to happen this next season.

A late Sunday morning edition of the daily links takes a look at the things going on around the league as the Stanley Cup Finals take the weekend off. 

Milbury's aim: Crass warfare - NYPOST.com
Larry Brooks takes aim at Mike Milbury and his Thelma and Louise comment about Henrik and Daniel Sedin.

Report: Heritage Classic won’t return next season, could return in 2012-2013 | ProHockeyTalk

According to a report from ESPN's Pierre LeBrun, the NHL may be staging just one outdoor game next season. 

Flyers know goalie's agent has leverage | Courier-Post | courierpostonline.com
Chuck Gormley takes a look at what its going to take for the Flyers to sign Ilya Bryzgalov before the July 1st deadline.

Apparently scoring the first goal is important | ProHockeyTalk
Even though home-ice advantage has been important, the team that scores first has been the most telling statistic throughout the entire playoffs.

New Curb, No Ban, On Hits to the Head - NYTimes.com
The N.H.L.'s general managers want full-contact hitting in the game, even though many jurisdictions have banned hits to the head.

NBC ratings rebound for Game 5, but down from 2010 - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
After a cable drop in ratings for Games 3 and 4, the ratings for Game 5 have rebounded but not to last year's levels.

Parise says ‘nothing’ going on with Devils; arbitration next? - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports

Zach Parise has pretty much ruled that the Devils will elect for team arbitration when the deadline comes up next week.