Morning Skate: June 25, 2013

Morning Skate: June 25, 2013
June 25, 2013, 2:00 pm
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*It’s a haunting loss for the Boston Bruins to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals, and it’s awfully reminiscent of the reverse fortune for Boston and the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round.

*The Philadelphia Flyers will be using the compliance buyout to get out from under the humungous Ilya Bryzgalov contract.

*Another great Stanley Cup playoff-ending video montage from Hockey Night in Canada set to the Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter.”

*The Vancouver Canucks hire John Tortorella and guarantee there will be an all-out revolt between Torts and the Sedin Twins.

*A Bruins fan gets his office turned into a Chicago Blackhawks shrine in a prank gone horribly wrong.

*The Toronto Sun is certainly enjoying some schaudenfraude at the expense of the Bruins after they collapsed in the third period against the Chicago Blackhawks.

*For something completely different: All your Aaron Hernandez coverage provided by Grantland.com in their own weirdly slanted way.