Friday Afternoon Delight: Hockey Links

Good afternoon hockey fans… The 2015 Conference Finals have been a lot of fun to watch.  This past week, we’ve been treated to a lot of free hockey. Tuesday night we got two hockey games for the price of one. Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend, and be safe. We want to see you back when the weekend is over.

Let’s take a look at some of the hockey stories that are making the news today.  Enjoy the Stanley Cup Conference Finals. If you take issue with something I have written, feel free to contact me at @goon48

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Ducks vs. Blackhawks Game 3, upon further review (LA Daily News )

Kucherov clincher gives Bolts 2-1 series lead over Rangers (Puck Daddy)

Blackhawks lineup changes surprise, raise questions after Game 3 (CSNCHICAGO.COM)

Ducks overcome fatigue, regroup to regain home ice advantage (CSNCHICAGO.COM)

Ducks shake off triple OT letdown in Game 3 win over Chicago (Puck Daddy)

Jon Cooper Thanking Heaven for 11 – 7 (The Hockey Writers)

Rangers Stick With Lundqvist To Weather The Lightning (The Hockey Writers)

Ranger goalie Henrik Lundqvist seems to be taking a lot of heat for his play during the Eastern Conference Playoffs: All eyes on Lundqvist   (Pro Hockey Talk)

Coaches Corner

Best Coaches Remaining Following Babcock’s Signing (The Hockey Writers)

Bylsma free to pursue any coaching gig, says Rutherford (Pro Hockey Talk)

Boston Bruins elevate Don Sweeney to general manager (Puck Daddy)

Wow! Didn’t see this one coming: KHL looks to expand into China (Newsyahoo.com)

 College Hockey News

UND Promoting Brad Berry Was the Right Move (The Hockey Writers)

UND’s McIntyre Is Leaving Impressive Legacy Behind (The Hockey Writers)

Commentary: Hakstol A Good Fit for NHL (College Hockey News)

After his stellar play that IIHF World Championship, none of us should be shocked by this: Red Wings pick Dylan Larkin leaves school early, signs three-year deal (CBS Sports)

Muse leaves Yale staff to become head coach in USHL (USCHO.COM)

Apparently, Auston Matthews decision this week (Goons World Blog)