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Friday's Dump & Chase: Miscellany

I attempted to fact check Pierre McGuire's comment about either Leksand or Borlänge Sweden not having hotels, but it doesn't seem to be the case anymore. Either way, Pierre wants you to know he's been there. That's the kind of in depth journalism we at OTF are here to provide.

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First, let's relive last night's victory.

Around Hockey

'I let the market down': Desjardins reflects on time with Canucks - Sportsnet.ca
Willie D wasn't the best coach, but a dartboard could have drafted better than the Canucks over the past decade.

USA Hockey names 15 players to Worlds roster | ProHockeyTalk
It looks like business as usual for the senior US Men's team.

The Penguins' two-goalie system is paying off early in the playoffs | USA Today
I'd say it's less a system and more having a spare starter.

Gerard Gallant named coach of Vegas Golden Knights | ESPN
I would like to say I called this, but it was for the lulz.

Canadiens game plan against Rangers is significantly flawed | The Hockey News
I can buy Galchenyuk getting a demotion and he's looked dangerous with the fourth line. But Gallagher is one of the best wingers they have.

Historic gold for France - WM18IA - International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF
Not too shabby for the French team.

Mike Modano explains what it's like playing for new Stars coach Ken Hitchcock | SportsDay
I'm really interested to see how his style of coaching and play works with some of the Stars more offensive players.

NHL’s Gary Bettman downplays possible Islanders move to Nassau Coliseum | Newsday
Well they can't move back to Nassau but they can't stay in Brooklyn so what exactly are they going to do?

Calgary Flames Matthew Tkachuk NHL playoffs successful history | Calgary Herald
Get ready to hate this guy for a long time, Nashville.

Tom Wilson scored the game winner for the Capitals after Mike Babcock said he wasn’t a big ‘concern’ - SBNation.com
Tom Wilson's skills include being a human poop emoji and providing a good quote.

Caps Prospect Gives His All for Pulled-Pork Sandwich Ad | VICE Sports
It's forced, but I'll let it go.