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Quick Strikes for Thursday, June 2

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The Calder Cup Finals, the NHL Draft, and expansion talks all in today's Quick Strikes.

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  • After a stellar postseason, Jonathan Drouin will get to play for team North America in this year's World Cup. [NHL]
  • An outside look for what may have went wrong for the Lightning in the playoffs. [Real Sport]
  • With the offseason just upon us, here is a look at possible players that may find new homes. [Bleacher Report]
  • Walleye forward Evan Rankin will host a special needs hockey camp. [The Blade]
  • Jets' defenseman Grant Clitsome retires from the NHL at 31. [NHL]
  • The projected 1st overall pick in the 2016 NHL draft, Auston Matthews, is currently being evaluated at this year's NHL combine. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • Team Canada begins its annual "Program of Excellence Goaltending Camp" this June. [Team Canada]
  • The Hershey Bears and Lake Erie Monsters gear up to face off in the Calder Cup Finals. [NHL]
  • NHL Draft tickets are now available but good luck getting one. [The Buffalo News]
  • Peter Karmanos and his three eldest sons are in a legal battle over Carolina Hurricanes loans. [Click On Detroit]
  • Ex-NHL enforcer Stephen Peat and the ongoing issue of C.T.E. [New York Times]
  • The Las Vegas expansion may soon be a done deal and according to Bill Foley, his goal "...to bring the Stanley Cup to Las Vegas within eight years" is a viable option. [AOL Sports]
  • The 2016 World Cup of Hockey will feature ads on jerseys. [Sports Illustrated]