Monday's Dump & Chase: Roadtrip

The NHL schedule is set to be released today, which is an underatedly exciting event. I'm looking forward to the opportunity to plan some more Florida roadtrips and complain about how much the Central division has to travel and hand-count back to backs.

Around Hockey

Ron MacLean to replace Strombo on Hockey Night in Canada: Feschuk | Toronto Star
Strombo was the one part of the show I didn't despise.

UND HOCKEY: Color blind star is bound for first round of NHL Draft | Grand Forks Herald
Interesting to see how it would affect him in college, although I believe it would be non-factor in the current NHL.

Stanley Cup victory should raise price tag for Penguins | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Somehow I don't think this will do it.

Flames’ ‘Plan B’ would see new arena built on Stampede grounds | Calgary Herald
The Flames desperately need a new arena, but the city is (understandably) balking at the cost.

Auston Matthews: Out of the Sunshine, Into the Fire -
Waiting on a photoshoot of him posing with a cactus shaped like a hockey stick.

LOOK: Ian Cole and his dad celebrate Father's Day with coffee from Stanley Cup -
Well, that beats my card.

Ducks face quite the conundrum with Frederik Andersen – ProHockeyTalk
For those of us nervous about Rinne's no movement clause, the new team will have plenty of goaltenders to pick from.

NHL draft 2016: Goalie crop is thin, field is a crapshoot | USA Today
Goalies are always a crapshoot, sometimes literally.

Blackhawks sign top prospect Nick Schmaltz to entry-level contract - Second City Hockey
He's a good player, although their roster is going to be one long list of "Who?" for a while next season.