Here are all the hockey links from around the world, and what I’m reading while the world of the NHL gets moving outside of a very entertaining Stanley Cup Final.
*Rex Ryan and Rob Ryan took turns smashing the Smashville car prior to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final in something that’s become a thing to do in Music City this week.
*Here’s a fun explanation of the origin of the Stanley Cup playoff beard courtesy of Bryan Trottier in animated form.
*It’s good to hear that Kyle Okposo has visited with the Buffalo Sabres for the first time since his serious illness.
*We haven’t linked to too many HNIC video montages this spring, but here’s a cool one that gives some love to all the good hockey parents out there.
*FOH (Friend of Haggs) Nick Cotsonika gives a taste of the good times in Nashville during a raucous Saturday that served as the perfect setting for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
*Puck Daddy himself, Greg Wyshynski, also paints the picture of Nashville as a hockey town that helped their team take home Game 3 over the Penguins.
*Here’s a collection of things heard and seen around the scouting combine in Buffalo this week that was going on while Pittsburgh and Nashville duke it out for Stanley Cup supremacy.
*For something completely different: I think a $100 million opening weekend for Wonder Woman proves there’s a market for female superhero movies once and for all.