Friday's Dump & Chase: Tie it up

Links for your Friday.

Kartye, parents each take long road to his NHL debut in Game 5 for Kraken
Tye Kartye texted his mother one word at about noon ET Wednesday. “Playing,” he wrote.

A great story here.

Noesen contributing in playoffs after reviving NHL career with Hurricanes
Stefan Noesen is enjoying the ride of his NHL career with the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference First Round against the New York Islanders.
Opportunity Analysis: How Tampa’s softened defence has made Vasilevskiy’s job harder
Andrei Vasilevskiy has an uncharacteristic .856 save percentage in Round 1 against the Maple Leafs, but is he to blame or are other factors at play? Justin Bourne dives in with help from NHL Edge IQ data, powered by AWS.
Facing elimination, Ehlers’ return could provide much-needed boost for Jets
After skating with some contact in practice, Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers may jump into the Game 5 lineup and try to help the Jets keep this season alive.
7 free agent goaltenders Senators could target this off-season
The Ottawa Senators’ goaltending situation has been a cause for concern for years and there could be some veteran options the team could look at in free agency this off-season.
Now or never? Erik Karlsson’s trade value will likely never be higher for the San Jose Sharks
As we unveil our first offseason Trade Targets board, a weak UFA class and rising cap create optimal dealing conditions.

Who wants an aging Swedish blueliner?

Have the Toronto Maple Leafs found Andrei Vasilevskiy’s weakness?
The world’s best money goaltender has suddenly become susceptible to a certain shot location. Trend or fluke?
Meet Cole Eiserman, the 2024 NHL Draft’s scoring superstar drawing comparisons to Matthews, Ovechkin
Eiserman has already drawn comparisons to some of the NHL’s most elite players. And after watching him at the U-18…

Will Eiserman be gone in the first round before Nashville can pick him?