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Dallas Stars Daily Links: Texas Drops Calder Cup Opener In Toronto

The Stars offense had a big day but ultimately got outdueled by the Marlies. Plus, Game 3 of the Stanley Cup and more

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Happy Sunday everyone! The Stars couldn’t hang on to a lead in yesterday’s Game 1 of the Calder Cup final, but fortunately they don’t have to wait long for redemption as Game 2 is this afternoon. Here are a quick selection of Stars highlights from Game 1:

And here is Sean’s breakdown:

Stars Stuff

A whole lotta Rosie nothing

Around the League

Stanley Cup update:

The Capitals won a Stanley Cup final game in DC for the first time ever, which is really just amazing. They’ve been a team since 1974. Evgeny Kuznetsov came back from injury with a bang by scoring what ended up being the GWG. Also maybe the “Alexander Ovechkin is a choker in the playoffs” theory can officially be retired now. [NHL]

Question: how can we incorporate being in DC into talking about the Stanley Cup? Answer:

The NHL’s deal with NBC is interesting:

The NHL draft combine was the main daytime story yesterday: