Hockey News: Bruins as Cup Favorites; MacDonald Contract Extension

The video game Stanley Cup final sees the Bruins triumphant over the Sharks. [The Province]

Boston seems to be the Cup favorite to many in real life as well, as long as injuries don’t get in the way. [Causeway Crowd]

Don’t call John Tortorella by the wrong name. [The Hockey News]

(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)
(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Meanwhile, Brian Burke wants Torts to be quiet. [Sportsnet]

Have the Maple Leafs been building the wrong way? [Sports Diatribe]

Nathan MacKinnon will probably be rookie of the year. [Beyond the Benches]

Peter Laviolette will be the head coach for Team USA at the World Championships. [Mens Worlds]

The Flyers signed Andrew MacDonald for a lot of money. [Broad Street Hockey]

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(Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Early favorites for the NHL awards. [Yahoo Sports]

What does the future hold for Martin Brodeur? [Globe and Mail]

Can the Blue Jackets pull the upset? [Puck Daddy]

The Red Wings are hoping to see Henrik Zetterberg back before the first round is over. [Detroit Free Press]

The Blues will have to deal with Kane and Toews after all. [NESN]

And finally, some more playoff predictions for your reading pleasure. [Toronto Sun]