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Tuesday Habs Links: Chicago Blackhawks win another Stanley Cup

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Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including Torrey Mitchell inking a three year extension, and the Chicago Blackhawks winning their third Stanley Cup in six years.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • The guys over at Habs Breakfast discuss the signing of Nathan Beaulieu, while pondering if Andrei Markov might now in fact be the 4th best defensemen on the team moving forward. [Montreal 690]
  • Torrey Mitchell has signed a three-year extension with the team worth $1.2 million per season. [EOTP]
  • We hear all about Carey Price, P.K. Subban and Max Pacioretty, but despite coming off a 60 point season, often forgotten is the consistent force that is Tomas Plekanec. [Canadiens]
  • Is head coach Michel Therrien's system making P.K. Subban worse defensively? Our very own Andrew Berkshire offers some interesting analysis. [EOTP]
  • Lastly, remember Louis Leblanc? His dream of playing in the NHL appears to be a distant memory. [TVA]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 to win their third Stanley Cup in six years. One word: Dynasty. [TSN]
  • In a very classy moment, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews handed the Cup off to Kimmo Timonen, who is now officially retired as a Stanley Cup champion. [YouTube]
  • To absolutely nobody's surprise, Duncan Keith was named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner. [YouTube]
  • Check out these awesome photos of the Stanley Cup going through airport security earlier in the day. [Puck Daddy]
  • The guys over at Leafs Lunch speak about the eight teams on Phil Kessel's trade list, while wondering if the Toronto Maple Leafs can acquire another first round pick in a trade for their star sniper. [TSN]
  • Scott Cullen is back with another edition of "Off-Season Game Plan", this time focussing on the Washington Capitals[TSN]