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• Despite being down 0-2 to Colorado, the Golden Knights are in a better spot now than their previous series deficits. [Sin Bin Vegas]
• Should the Avalanche reach the Stanley Cup Semifinals, they will play in front of a full crowd at Ball Arena. [Mile High Hockey]
• The U.S. men will face off against Canada on Saturday morning in the semifinals of the IIHF World Championship. The Canadians got there after this goal by Andrew Mangiapane, thanks to a great setup by Troy Stecher.
THEY DID IT!!! 🇨🇦
Canada wins in overtime!!
— IIHF (@IIHFHockey) June 3, 2021
• After the Sabres and Owen Power at No. 1, could the Kraken go for defenseman Brandt Clarke? [Sportsnet]