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Jared’s Daily: Golden Knights Slaughter Panthers; Ducks Hire HC



Vegas forward Jonathan Marchessault.

The Vegas Golden Knights are now two wins away from the franchise’s first Stanley Cup.

That and more from around the league in today’s daily.

Washington Capitals

Hershey Bears goalie Zach Fucale is heading to Russia next season. [WHN]

Stanley Cup Final

Vegas’ Jonathan Marchessault and Brett Howden each tallied a pair of goals as the Golden Knights downed the Florida Panthers, 7-2, in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. [Vegas Hockey Now]

Panthers defenseman (and former Capital) Radko Gudas left the game in the first period after taking a hit from Vegas’ Ivan Barbashev. He did not return. [Florida Hockey Now]

From The National Hockey Now Network

New Penguins president of hockey ops Kyle Dubas will be part of the team’s draft. [Pittsburgh Hockey Now]

Former Red Wing Mike Commodore had some strong opinions on the Blue Jackets’ expected hire of Mike Babcock. [Detroit Hockey Now]

With the Anaheim Ducks hiring new head coach Greg Cronin, the Colorado Avalanche are in pursuit of a new AHL coach. [Colorado Hockey Now]

Sharks goalie Eetu Makiniemi, a restricted free agent, is expected to be back with the organization. [San Jose Hockey Now]

Jared Serre covers the Washington Capitals for Washington Hockey Now. He is a graduate of West Virginia University.