- Jaccob Slavin got the VIP treatment for WWE Smackdown at PNC Arena.
- The Athletic has a list of potential buyout candidates, and not to spoil the article, but Scott Darling is mentioned among the candidates. [The Athletic, $]
- Optimism reigns supreme in Calgary for new Flames head coach Bill Peters, who says “I think it’s a real good team.” [Calgary Sun]
- Tom Wilson won’t be suspended for his hit on Jonathan Marchessault in Game 1. [ESPN]
- Has the Stanley Cup run proven that Las Vegas is potentially a marquee sports town? [USA Today]
- The Charlotte Checkers are reviewing their performers from the season that just finished, and next on the docket is Goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic. [Charlotte Checkers]