The Tampa Bay Lightning has eliminated the Boston Bruins from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but more importantly, Wild fans get a chance to hear from Kirill Kaprizov in a new interview.
“AS: One year ago you said that the Minnesota Wild weren’t too interested in you. What about now?
KK: Now we are constantly in touch.”
“Wild prospect Kirill Kaprizov will also participate in the tournament after helping Russia to gold at the recent Olympic Games.”
“Vasilevskiy makes 27 saves for Tampa Bay, which will play Penguins or Capitals.
On the Frozen Pond
“The United States dominated host Denmark 4-0 for a second straight victory at the world ice hockey championship on Saturday.”
“Tyson Jost and Joel Edmundson had an immediate impact on Team Canada’s lineup at the men’s world hockey championship.”
Off the Trail
“After an offensive explosion in the playoffs, the whole league has been put on notice: Don’t sleep on David Pastrnak.”
“Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has received a warning from the NHL about licking the faces of his opponents.”
“The remaining UFA class in 2018 offers a handful of high-impact players, but there’s a rapid dropoff. It’s an extremely shallow group this summer.”
Currently ranked 24th, Kravtsov could fall to the Wild.
All Around the Nation
“Red Wings prospect Givani Smith has dealt with racism since he began playing hockey, it’s time that we, as hockey fans, put an end to it.”
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
“Goalie Keira Goin of the Connecticut Whale talks about her tattoos.”
“Did Scandella do enough to show he’s a top-pair defenseman?”
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