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[Saturday's FTB]: Toronto man awarded Prince of Wales

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...But doesn't touch it.

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It took about six hours of sleep before I woke up and realized that the Lightning actually advanced to the Stanley Cup Final. I realized that it wasn't a dream when I watched the coach presser on my phone: Jon Cooper was, for once, at a loss for words. His expression was one of consternation as he tried to address questions -- mouth open, hands flailing, eyes wide.

"They were probably sick of listening to me," he admitted. "they won it for each other." However you did it, Coop, you actually did it. Tampa has achieved hockey in June! Welcome to 40C weather, SCF!

Here's a little more news about Toronto native Steven Stamkos before I dive into Leafs links this morning.

ECF Results

Steven Stamkos accepts the Prince of Wales Trophy | Raw Charge

Scouting the opposition for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final | Raw Charge

Season Comes to a Close As Rangers Fall Short in Game 7 | Blueshirt Banter

New York Rangers Analysis: Reflections on the Machine that Failed | Blueshirt Banter

Lightning advance to Stanley Cup Final | Sportsnet

Lightning makes Stanley Cup final with Game 7 shutout of Rangers | TBTimes

Now the wait to see if it'll be the Palm Series or the Socks with Sandals series.

Oh, and haters gonna hate:

Everyone Should Want A Rangers Versus Ducks Stanley Cup Final | The Hockey Writers (warning)

Leafs News

Tim Leiweke to stay on as MLSE CEO for now | PPP

Maple Leafs’ Horton: I’m healthy and I’m happy | Sportsnet

Legal reps want deposition from Maple Leafs boss Shanahan | Toronto Sun (warning)

Babcock Reaches Out to Red Wings Assistant Coaches | Tip of the Tower

Maple Leafs Should Bring Back Cody Franson | Today's Slapshot

Memorial Cup

Kelowna Rockets 9 vs. Quebec Remparts 3 Recap | PPP

Rockets blast into finals with 9-3 win | Memorial Cup website

Kelowna Rockets defeat Quebec Remparts, head to Memorial Cup final | Global News

Angry Quebec Remparts fans throw trash on ice during Memorial Cup game | SB Nation

McDavid impressed by possible future Oilers teammate Draisaitl at Memorial Cup | CTV

Top 8 photos I haven’t filed from the Memorial Cup in Quebec City | Durham Region