Thursday's Summer on the Links - Eggs tops prospects list

The accolades keep rolling in for Panthers rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad.

Florida Panthers News

Ekblad tops among solid group of Florida Panthers prospects (Hockey's Future) Hockey's Future takes a look at the impressive bounty in Florida's system.

Jagr wins MVP (IIHF) Despite getting blanked in the medal round, #68 takes award, retires from international play (again).

Sharks sign Finnish forward Joonas Donskoi (Blades of Teal) Erroneous post-World Championship reports had the Cats inking their former draft pick to an ELC. It didn't happen.

Stanley Cup

Kucherov's OT winner give Bolts 2-1 series lead (Raw Charge) Our pals at Raw Charge have the winner's take on a goal-filled game three.

Rangers tie it late in game 3, but fall early in overtime (Blueshirt Banter) Banter's Bryan Winters recaps the agony of defeat, Big Apple style.

Headlines from around the hockey world

Mike Babcock to coach the Toronto Maple Leafs (Sportsnet) Babcock apparently spurns Sabres to take the big bucks in Toronto. Is it the challenge or all about the benjamins?

Seidenberg: "I want to stay in Boston" (CSNNE) Former Cat defenseman Dennis Seidenberg really likes it in Beantown.

Todd McLellan got pointers from Crosby on what it's like for a phenom entering the NHL (Edmonton Sun) New Oilers coach picks the brain of "The Kid".

Coyotes dismiss AHL coaching staff (Maine Hockey Journal) With the Cats taking over in Portland, the old staff thought they were on their way to new digs in Springfield... not so fast.

Flyers add to crowded blueline, sign veteran KHLer Medvedev (ProHockeyTalk) Philly gets one of the KHL's best defenders to sign on the line which is dotted, for the tune of $3 million.

Don Sweeney should make smooth transition to Bruins' general manager role (NESN) Former Bruin skater becomes just the eighth GM in franchise history.

Martin Brodeur named Blues assistant GM, signs three-year deal (CBSSports) Marty parlays short stint tending Blues net into front office gig.

Markstrom, Comets win Game 7 duel (TheAHL) The Alien posted his first career playoff shutout to lead Utica to the Western Conference Finals.