NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 15, 2012.

Large crowd turns out for Kings Cup parade, updates on James van Riemsdyk and Nathan Horton, Capitals coaching situation, and more.

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Thousands of fans turned out Thursday as the King staged their Stanley Cup parade through downtown Los Angeles.

No surgery for JVR.

CSNPHILLY.COM: Philadelphia Flyers winger James van Riemsdyk won’t need hip surgery.

CSNNE.COM: Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton has made good progress in his recovery from post-concussion symptoms and is set to begin exertion exercises.

WASHINGTON POST: Capitals GM George McPhee is taking his time selecting a new head coach, adding it’s unlikely an announcement of a hiring would be made prior to next weekend’s NHL entry draft.

STARTRIBUNE.COM: The Wild won’t be selecting a goaltender with the seventh overall pick in this year’s draft.

TAMPA BAY TIMES: The Lightning are moving their AHL affiliate in Norfolk to Syracuse, citing a need to reduce travel costs. Norfolk recently won the AHL Calder Cup.


  1. I can understand the desire to cut costs and the AHL schedule and mode of travel are much different than the NHL. It just seems inconguous to want to grow the game in the sunbelt in the NHL while suffering massive financial losses and then have a team as great as the Admirals were move out of the south to Syracuse.

  2. *incongruous