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Daily Links for Saturday June 3rd

Drew Stafford and teammates are celebrating the fact that Stafford is paying for dinner after signing that new $16 million extension.
Drew Stafford and teammates are celebrating the fact that Stafford is paying for dinner after signing that new $16 million extension.

Happy Game 2 night of the Stanley Cup Finals. If Game 2 is as good as Game 1 is, be prepared for a fantastic series. Finals links along with some thoughts on the Drew Stafford signing and some odds and ends to start a Saturday morning with. 

Three Things About Drew Stafford’s Extension " Black & Blue & Gold
Phil takes a look at the implications from the Drew Stafford extension.

In LeBron's Town, There's Room For Dineen - Hartford Courant
Kevin Dineen is looking to make the Florida Panthers as large as the Miami Heat eventually. 

Vancouver’s Green Men draw Brad Marchand’s ire, sponsored trip to Boston for Games 3 and 4 | ProHockeyTalk
The Green Men drew the attention of Bruins pest Brad Marchand in Game 1. It's likely they'll receive even more attention - some of it unwanted and scary - when they travel to Boston for Game 3 and 4 next week.

Jack Edwards Has A Crazy Rant About Biting And Breastfeeding | June
Jack Edwards has something to say about the Alex Burrows incident. As usual, its pretty insane.

Deja vu: Malhotra skates with team, could play Game 2

The Manny Malhotra watch continues for the Canucks as he practiced with the team on Friday

Stanley Cup or Olympic Gold: What means more to an NHL player? - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports

With the finals in Vancouver, the question came up to which meant more, an Olympic gold medal or a Stanley Cup. You figure out which one most of these guys said.

Hottest Olympic Event: Wrestling for TV Rights - WSJ.com

The fight over the Olympics bid could have huge implications when it comes to the possibility of NHL players playing in the Olympics. Or it may not considering the Olympics weren't on an NHL affiliated channel when they originally came to the Olympics.

True North staff can't keep up with calls, emails from anxious fans - Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg's season ticket drive appears to be doing well as they try to get 13,000 season tickets.