Hockey News: Connor McDavid’s Junior Career is Over; Rangers Win Game 1

The New York Rangers take game one of the Eastern Conference final by a familiar 2-1 score. [Puck Daddy]

Marty St. Louis doesn’t appear to have any warm, fuzzy feelings for his former team. [ESPN]

The story of Lightning defenceman Anton Stralman. [Toronto Star]

The importance of home ice advantage in the Conference Finals. [CBS Local]

Apparently Carey Price wasn’t 100% healthy during the Habs playoff run. [Hockey Feed]

(Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)
(Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

A good round-up of what’s wrong with the Canadiens. [CTV Montreal]

The IIHF World Hockey Championships are actually really good. [Sportsnet]

And Canada will face off against Russia for the Gold Medal. [Pensburgh] and [The Sporting News]

Are the Minnesota Wild looking to land an offensive star? [Today’s Slap Shot]

The candidates to be the next GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs are: [The Score] and [Leafs Nation]

Mike Babcock should mercifully make his decision by next week. [Tip of the Tower]

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(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

How the presence of Todd McLellan can help the Oilers: [Oilers Nation]

Connor McDavid’s junior career is done. I’d imagine there is still a future for him in hockey. [Toronto Sun]

The Oshawa Generals played stellar defence. [The Hockey News]

Cory Schneider had a better season than you thought. [Hockeybuzz]

There’s been an outpouring of support for Sens owner Eugene Melnyk. [Sportsnet]

And finally, you’ve got to bring back a guy like Joel Ward, right? [Kukla’s Korner]