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It's Friday the Alexander Khokhlachev day, Providence Bruins fans!

Providence Bruin #13, Alexander Khokhlachev
Providence Bruin #13, Alexander Khokhlachev
Richard Wolowicz

Party like it's 1999... Fifteen years ago today, the Providence Bruins won the Calder Cup.

  • June 13th was a day of celebration for the Providence Bruins and coach Peter Laviolette. [ProvidenceJournal]
  • Peter Chiarelli denies planning a Patrick Marleau for Brad Marchand trade, or any other Marchand trade for that matter... [WEEI]
  • ... while other sources beg to differ. [XNSports]
  • The focus is still on re-signing Jarome Iginla. [NESN]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The Rangers will need luck to pull off an upset at this point, something they have not seen in this SCF series. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • EEEEEEEEK! Tonight will mark Henrik Lundqvist 's 666th game, played on Friday the Thirteenth, and on the night of a once per century "full honey moon." [Deadspin] [Reddit]
  • Speaking of soccer, Jack Edwards's big break was with ESPN calling the USA's epic upset of Portugal in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Damn, it is good to hear his voice calling a goal! [AwfulAnnouncing]
  • Here's a celebration of a father's gift to his son, the love of hockey. Happy 60th, Dad! [PensionPlanPuppets]
  • Tomas Tatar 's goal took the title in the TSN Play of the Year, he burst through as Stars collided, sadly leaving only Tyler Seguin to defend. [TSN]
  • Meet the man behind the terrific L.A. Kings twitter account, Pat Donahue, Jr. [LAWeekly]
  • The Lake Erie Monsters have found a solid replacement for traditional "Ice Girls." [LakeErieMonsters]
  • The Devils have hired a Director of Analytics, and he has surprising qualifications for the job. [EdmontonJournal]
  • Puckball can change your life. Really! It did for this player. [HappyNiceTimePeople]
  • Seen at the scene... spectators at the FIFA World Cup sporting Team Finland hockey sweaters! [@JTPoni23]
  • One Bruins fan looks waaaaay back at when he first got hooked on hockey. [BostonMadness]