Daily Cupcakes: May 15th, 2018

The Game

Charles Barkley, Lightning coach Jon Cooper have an unlikely bromance. [USA Today]

Winnipeg Rifles president resigns over P.K. Subban post. Apologizes on Canadian Junior Football League’s website for ‘poor attempt at humour’. [CBC]

Winnipeg Jets fever taking off across Canada, U.S. Being three wins from their first Stanley Cup final has given the small-market Canadian NHL team a teeming bandwagon that extends from pubs in other NHL cities to random corners of the U.S. where fans of the Atlanta Thrashers have maintained their loyalty. [The Star]

Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny fined for cross-checking Tampa Bay’s Cedric Paquette. [The Washington Post]

NHL statement on decision by United States Supreme Court. Ruling on sports gambling has no immediate impact on League. [NHL]

 

Young Finn Miro Heiskanen proving he’s ready for the NHL. Defenceman was 3rd overall pick in 2017 draft by Dallas Stars. [CBC]

Brian Burke says Phil Kessel trade was product of ticket price fatigue. [Sportsnet]

Playoffs All-Access: Vegas Golden Knights. [The Player’s Tribune]

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