*Allan Muir has a bit about Mike Johnston being named new coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins after a flawed search process.
*Good video piece from TSN’s Michael Farber about the Pittsburgh Penguins tanking for the right to draft Mario Lemieux way back when.
*PHT writer and FOH (Friend of Haggs) Jason Brough has the Winnipeg Jets GM saying “that Evander Kane is a Winnipeg Jet” from their standpoint.
*The agent for Patrick Sharp says that any trade rumors involving his client are not rooted in truth, justice or the American Way.
*An interesting piece on the Vancouver Canucks getting back to their simple Western Canadian roots after a period of arrogance, as identified by British Columbia native Mark Recchi three years ago.
*Former Boston University standout Matt Gilroy will play in Russia next season after giving it a go for five years in the NHL.
*Good piece from Nancy Marrapese-Burrell about Ryan Donato following in the footsteps of his father, Ted, in getting drafted this weekend.
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