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Dominic Moore’s Smashfest returns on the 20th

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Grab your ping pong paddles, put on your game face, and join Dominic Moore at SmashFest
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Would you go Wild over Jonas Brodin in a Bruins uniform? WEEI Some believe Ryan Spooner is part of the negotiation- will the numbers work for both teams? Fox Sports
  • Don’t despair at the Bruins’ first pick falling in the late teens- some fine players have been taken at number 18. Just ask Bruce Cassidy! Bruins Daily
  • Kevan Miller sends his greetings from sunny California (GO CATS, GO!) (Video, 0:31) Bruins NHL
  • Zac Rinaldo is duking it out on Twitter @RinaldoZac over this incident. TSN
  • One Stowe, VT restauranteur would like to invite Zdeno Chara to dinner. Stowe Today
  • Dominic Moore’s annual Smashfest is ON! NHL luminaries will gather in Toronto on June 20th to play ping pong and fundraise. (With video) Sportsnet

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • This Stanley Cup Final is also notable for the accomplishment of Jake Guentzel, who has just topped Brad Marchand by notching the second-most goals as a rookie in the postseason- and he has one or two games to go. ESPN
  • It is also notable for the Nashville fans coming around to an idea that has been circulating the NHL for years. Get in line. Nashville Scene
  • Former Bruin Gregory Campbell has called it a career. TSN
  • Review the best 10 teams to play in the salary-cap era and then ask- did any lift the Stanley Cup? Be sure to read down to the honorable mentions. Sportsnet
  • Vive La Différence! Check this infographic, which breaks down fans’ favorite Canadian NHL teams by category. There is one notable trend by sex. Sportsnet
  • You can now get Harford Whaler logo license plates in the Nutmeg State. NBC Connecticut
  • Remember the 1916 Rosebuds! Learn about the first non-Canadian team to have their names engraved on the Stanley Cup. OPB.org