June is here! You know what that means: june bugs. Lots of 'em. Also: warmer weather and sweat. And marching bands.... or maybe that's just me?
In other news: The salary cap isn't going anywhere, Kessel's going nowhere, and Voynov is stationary too.
See below for even more news and some banjos!
The Minnesota Wild Need to Sign David Backes | Gone Puck Wild
Please, in the name of all that you hold dear, in the name of all the children in Blaine and St. Louis Park, by Grabthar's Hammer and the sons of Warvan... PLEASE NO.
Off the Trail
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight: Penguins vs. Sharks; Expansion chatter | StarTribune.com
later this week ("early June," to be exact) the nine-person executive committee, which includes Wild owner Craig Leipold, will convene to discuss expansion to Las Vegas.
Board of Governors will meet on expansion before NHL Awards | theScore.com
The NHL is expected to make a decision on its current expansion process before the NHL Awards on June 22.