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PHT Morning Skate: Patience running out for Bouwmeester; Gloria gets bluegrass treatment

2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Two

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MAY 29: Jay Bouwmeester #19 of the St. Louis Blues takes the ice prior to Game Two of the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on May 29, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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• Patience is running out for Jay Bouwmeester. (The Athletic)

• Winnipeg musicians record bluegrass tribute to Blue’s Gloria. (Global Winnipeg)

• Sean Kuraly has a history of scoring clutch goals for the Bruins. (

• Everybody loves Zdeno Chara. (ESPN)

• Here are 10 blockbuster trade candidates for this summer. (Sportsnet)

• No Kaapo at the NHL Scouting Combine. (

• The NHL World Gaming Championships brings hockey to a new platform. (Pension Plan Puppets)

• A look at 10 overagers for the 2019 NHL Draft. (The Hockey News)

• Senators give goalie Anders Nilsson a new two-year deal. (Senators)

• Bob Boughner is back with the San Jose Sharks. (

• NHL’s new chatbot showing in-game Stanley Cup highlights. (SportsPro)

• The big one that got away: Blues were bought, the deal done, but then NHL intervened. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

• Seattle’s NHL franchise narrows down location for top affiliate team. (King5)

• Vegas Golden Knights have a late-blooming NHL Superstar in Mark Stone. (Featurd)

• Boston Bruins’ connection with Barstool Sports shows hockey isn’t for everyone. (For The Win)

• Dave Tippett not looking to re-invent the wheel in with Edmonton’s offense. (Edmonton Sun)

Scott Billeck is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @scottbilleck