Jun 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) makes a save but gives up a goal on the rebound to Los Angeles Kings right wing Marian Gaborik (12) during the third period in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: June 22nd Edition


NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up links to other interesting stories from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs.  So with that, here is today’s edition of Quick Shifts! 

Sep 28, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; The Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls clear off the ice surface during a stoppage in play of an NHL preseason game between The Los Angeles Kings and the Colorado Avalanche at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

  • This Day In Hockey History - TheScore runs a daily, “This Day In Hockey History” series. Today’s is particularly interesting to Columbus Blue Jackets fans / Rick Nash followers. 13 years ago, the Blue Jackets and Panthers traded picks in order for Columbus to move up to the first pick and select Nash. The Panthers took Jay Bouwmeester third. Bouwmeester stayed with Florida until the 2009-10 season, when his negotiating rights were traded to the Calgary Flames. Bouwmeester played two seasons in Calgary before being traded to the St. Louis Blues. Rick Nash played in Columbus until being traded to the New York Rangers before the 2013 lockout shortened season. [ TheScore ]
  • Jersey Fouls - This Puck Daddy staple needs no introduction. Greg Wyshynski offers up another batch of cringeworthy jersey blunders. [ Puck Daddy ]
  • 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff  All-Postseason Team - Bleacher Report lists out its all post season team for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. As could be expected, the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers are well represented on the roster. [ Bleacher Report ]
  • Report: Kings Offer Marian Gaborik Three Year / $15 Million Deal - According to the Toronto Sun the Kings are set to offer forward Marian Gaborik a three year, $15 million deal. The Kings acquired Gaborik at the trade deadline from the Columbus Blue Jackets. Gaborik struggled in Columbus, but played an essential role for the Kings in the post-season. [ FanSided ]

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