The Dallas Stars fell to the Vegas Golden Knights last night, and the Florida - Vegas final will begin on June 3 and end no later than June 19. This is meaningful for setting the timing of the first buyout window which is the later of June 15 or 48 hrs after the final. Most of the June key dates are on the calendar on the PPP mainpage, if you want to look something up.

In other hockey news, the Growlers try to stay alive with Game 6 at home tonight.

The Memorial Cup game began last night at 9 pm, so if you want the result, this is where you can find it:

Memorial Cup

Now that the World Championships are over, some of the players there have decisions to make:

Lucic to weigh options after winning gold with Canada at Worlds
Milan Lucic has already given his future plenty of thought. But the 34-year-old forward, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, didn’t want to discuss that after winning the gold medal with Canada at the 2023 IIHF World Championship on Sunday.

And speaking of June dates, the draft is one month away, and Daily Faceoff has a list:

2023 NHL Draft Rankings: Top 100
With a month to go, how do the top NHL Draft prospects stand up?

The insiders are divided on how fast Kyle Dubas will decide on the Pittsburgh job, but someone else made a decision:

Sources: Sixers to hire ex-Raptors coach Nurse
Nick Nurse’s desire to coach MVP Joel Embiid and his history with Daryl Morey played a significant part in his decision to commit to a deal with the Sixers, sources said.

With the American holiday weekend over, we should be seeing some action on the sale of the Ottawa Senators. If the clock is ticking for the Leafs and the Penguins to be ready for the draft, imagine what it feels like for the people who believe they will win the Sens.

Latest on the sale of the Senators.

The plan is to get this wrapped up by Friday and then approved by the NHL by June 7.