Knights Nuggets: Gerard Gallant pretty much wants the Lightning and Capitals to destroy each other in Game 7

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- The Lightning and Capitals are meeting for Game 7 tonight, so Gerard Gallant naturally hopes the contest goes to triple overtime. [NHL]

- Speak of the devil, which team would be the “easier” matchup for Vegas in the Stanley Cup Final? [Knights on Ice]

- It’s already unfair when Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith are on the ice together. But when you throw Shea Theodore into the mix? Cheat code. [Knights on Ice]

- The 2018 NHL Entry Draft isn’t all that far away, so let’s check out the top 74 draft-eligible prospects! [The Athletic]

- We may have a date for when Seattle will finally be awarded its new NHL franchise. [KOMO]

- It doesn’t look like Evander Kane will be leaving San Jose anytime soon, which means one of this offseason’s top free agent targets is no longer on the market. [Fear the Fin]

- By the grace of God, Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine is finally shaving his horrific facial hair. [CBS Sports]

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