The Dump and Chase – 06/07/2010

- SKA offers Kovalchuk $14 million per year?  [Russian Hockey Fans]

- Laviolette undecided on Game 6 goalie, my money’s on Leighton.  [Philly.com]

- Nashville Predators may be close to bringing a winger not named Radulov back from the KHL.  [On The Forecheck]

- Brian Burke not willing to pay big money for Kulemin.  [Toronto Sun]

- Lindy Ruff to be inducted into Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.  [NHL.com]

- “Twanschwipt” of Jashon Schpezza and Bwyan Murray is aweshome.  We’re all going to hell.  [Schtay Cwassy]

- Rapid City Rush named the Central Hockey League’s franchise of the year.  The Rush have already captured the league’s Ray Miron Presidents Cup before taking the honours for best franchise.  [Rapid City Journal]

- Marian Hossa’s “loyalty” to the dollar and Ville Leino’s incredible playoff performance make news in Detroit.  [MLive]

- At 45-years of age, the “Dominator” joins Spartak Moscow of the KHL.  [Russia Today via Kukla]

- New Jersey Devils narrow coaching search down to two.  [Pro Hockey Talk]

- The whispered rumours of a Jason Spezza for Dustin Penner, Andrew Cogliano, and Ladislav Smid deal makes little sense for Edmonton.  [Cult of Hockey]

- More “hockey as a hot cable commodity” rumblings with contract renewal on the distant horizon.  [Broadcasting and Cable]

- Officiating and the Stanley Cup Finals.  [Fanhouse]

- Brush up on your Chris Terreri history and the role he played in getting water bottles on top of the net.  [Strangest One of All]

- Down goes barn:  the iconic Oshawa Civic Auditorium is about to meet the wrecking ball.  [Loose Pucks]

- Does Todd Bertuzzi deserve another deal in Detroit?  [Winging It In Motown]