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Drouin to Montreal finally happened

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New York Islanders v Tampa Bay Lightning- Game Two

What a day we had yesterday!

There were trades!

Marc Bergevin wins big in Jonathan Drouin trade - Puck Daddy

Jonathan Drouin traded to Montreal Canadiens for D Mikhail Sergachev - Raw Charge
Drouin signed a six-year extension for 5.5/year.

Canadiens acquire Jonathan Drouin - Eyes On The Prize
A blockbuster move by Marc Bergevin

There were signings!

Gudbranson for one more year - Nucks Misconduct
A "show me" contract after a short season

There were interviews!

The Steve Dangle Podcast – Jun 15, 2017 – Drew Doughty

There were coaches hired!

Don Granato leaving Wisconsin to join Blackhawks’ coaching staff - Second City Hockey
Granato has also worked for the U.S. National Team Development Program

Sabres name Phil Housley next head coach - Die By The Blade
The former Nashville assistant and Sabres defenseman in the 18th coach in franchise history

There were rumours!

Avalanche To Buy Out Francois Beauchemin - Mile High Hockey
It’s never good news to hear a member of the org is having their contract bought out, even a polarizing player like Francois Beauchemin, but this is something that needed to be done. The Avs will...

Our Sources Tell Us: Canadiens are Listening to Offers on Alex Galchenyuk, Should the Hurricanes be Interested? - Canes Country
Just one year removed from trading P.K. Subban, the Habs are listening to offers for Alex Galchenyuk.

What Should A Derek Stepan Trade Look Like? - Blueshirt Banter
There is a lot of interest in the Rangers center, but what should that trade look like?

There was a pretty cool mock draft from that guy that Auston Matthews dunked on on Twitter!

2017 NHL Draft: Not Your Ordinary Mock Draft - Bloggers Tribune

And other stuff!

Chris Neil Not Returning - Silver Seven
The third longest serving player in franchise history will be heading to free agency

Breaking down Pens breakdown day - PensBurgh
We look at what's revealed at the Penguins last media event with the players before summer finally starts

The 8th Man Protected: Jarnkrok or Neal? - On the Forecheck
A big decision looms ahead for GM David Poile in the expansion draft.

Brett Wilson wants a new arena for the Calgary Flames - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Nashville Predators minority-owner Brett Wilson brings his knowledge and experience to hometown Calgary

On the Clock: A list of Islanders 2017 Draft Selections - Lighthouse Hockey
Here is a list of the Islanders’ five slots in which the Islanders have picks. Exciting!

Down Goes Brown: Wendel, the Sedins, and.... Ruslan Fedotenko? When top ten picks get traded
The NHL draft is now just over a week away, and there’s plenty of trade chatter around the top 10 picks. Thanks to a draft class that doesn’t feature any sure-thing franchise players and a wild lottery that saw three long shots jump to the top of the order, there’s been plenty of speculation that somebody is going to make a move.

Why Dallas Should Trade The 3rd Overall Pick - Defending Big D
Two first-round picks, cap space give Stars flexibility

Coming To Terms with Dan Girardi’s Tenure as a Ranger - Blueshirt Banter
Dan Girardi spent 11 years wearing the Blueshirt. What is his legacy?

What a day!