Today is just not another game day. The Boston Bruins have their backs against the wall as the face the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, with the Stanley Cup in the house. The Stanley Cup Final will be over tonight, or the Bruins will extend the season one more game as Game 7 would be played Wednesday night back in Boston. While the Stanley Cup Final always takes center stage, here is the other news making headlines for Sunday, June 9th.
Saturday was an off day in the Stanley Cup Final, but there was some news out of Bruins practice as Matt Grzelyck continues to wear a non-contact jersey, but even bigger news that Chris Wagner resumed skating with the team. (Boston Hockey Now)
For the first time since getting hit the face with a puck, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara speaks to the media saying “He is fine playing.” Recall prior to Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, Chara would only answer questions by writing his answers down on a piece of paper. Jimmy Murphy of Boston Hockey Now has more.
Our friend Dan Kingerski over at Pittsburgh Hockey Now looks where the Pittsburgh Penguins are headed and why the future is a lot clearer than it is.
On the latest edition of TSN Insider Trading, the panel ponders the future of Corey Perry and why his time is running out with the Anaheim Ducks.
If the St. Louis Blues win the Stanley Cup in Game 6, Chris Johnston of Sportsnet believes that defenseman Jay Bouwmeester should get the first Stanley Cup handoff after the captain.
Back home in Sweden, New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad told Peter Ekholm of NHL.com that he is eager to help the Rangers turn the corner.