Jun 7, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) prepares to take a face off against the Boston bruins in the second period in game four of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Roundup: Your Morning Links


Welcome to your NHL Roundup, where we provide you with your Morning Links from around the NHL.  The action on the ice may be over but there is never an off-season off the ice.

Mats Sundin on those stacked Avs teams? That would have been Habs-level dynasty. (NHL.com)

Sidney Crosby bypassed the line at the DMV. Let the uproar begin. (Puck Daddy)

For those concerned with what’s going on with Jody Shelley, recently retired NHLer, he’s been hired by the Blue Jackets as a media aide and team embassador. (THN)

“Which Colorado Avalanche must rebound?” The answer isn’t “the whole team”, as it turns out. (The Hockey Writers)

This gif, man. This gif. CAN’T WAIT. (Reddit)

Turns out there were no nefarious reasons behind Doug Gilmour trading his son. Which would’ve been so much more fun. “Who said I was grounding you? YOU’RE TRADED, MISTER.” (Thunder Bay News)

I just stared at this piece for five minutes and still don’t fully get it but dCorsi means Tyler Bozak = Gregory Campbell (Pension Plan Puppets)

Katie Bakes counters DGB with 15 things that should never change. (Grantland)

And finally, remember that time that Jimmy Carson almost played for the Islanders? Oh wait, almost no one does. (Lighthouse Hockey)

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