Friday’s Dump & Chase: Inching Closer

Team Tommy Novak.

Binnington to have Player Safety hearing for actions in Blues game
LOL

GMs decide no major changes needed with NHL in 'really good place'
After three days of discussions at the NHL General Managers meetings, the GMs decided not to recommend any major changes. They even decided not to recommend any tweaks.

Jets tweet that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is joining them
The Winnipeg Jets are adding a key piece after the NHL Trade Deadline -- or so they say.

Metropolitan race, Bruins, McDavid among questions before playoffs begin
Playoffs? Heavy breathing.

Mailbag: Peaking too soon before playoffs; Devils goalies
Here's Nashville peaking when we don't want them to.

Samsonov answering Maple Leafs' lingering questions in net as playoffs loom
On a night that saw the Colorado Avalanche take up residence in the Toronto Maple zone time and time again, it was Ilya Samsonov who kept them in it.

Struble, Ceulemans among top NCAA players joining AHL teams
NCAA talent, oh yes.

Kill penalties – or be killed – if you want to win the Stanley Cup - Daily Faceoff
Kill the penalties.

Report: Arizona Coyotes to sign Josh Doan to entry-level contract - Daily Faceoff
This feels very predictable.

NHLer Slater Koekkoek opens up about battles with ‘unbearable and unhealthy’ anxiety - Daily Faceoff
Koekkoek hasn’t played this season while under contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

How Ethan Bear's growing family is finding strength after tragedy
Ethan Bear said losing his dog Bronco brought them their daughter Gracie, and the grief they felt – and their experiences looking after Bronco and their other dog Flower – helped his wife Lenasia and him prepare for parenthood in their early 20s.

NHL Power Rankings: An ode to underdogs for St. Patrick's Day
"The bias against small goalies is a very real thing. At the 2013 NHL Draft Combine, one team asked Finn Juuse Saros to get his bones x-rayed to see if he might grow more. That team was not the Nashville Predators, who watched eighth-round Finn Pekka Rinne turn into a franchise goalie and have now replaced him with the 99th pick in the 2013 draft, the five-foot-11 perennial Vezina contender Saros."

Samsonov answering Maple Leafs' lingering questions in net as playoffs loom
On a night that saw the Colorado Avalanche take up residence in the Toronto Maple zone time and time again, it was Ilya Samsonov who kept them in it.

Sportsnet's 2023 NHL Draft Prospect Rankings: March Edition
Sam Cosentino shares his latest ranking of the top 32 prospects for the deep 2023 NHL draft class.

Bedard Watch: Pats' star picks up another four points in win over Wheat Kings
Conner Bedard, the consensus No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NHL Draft had two goals and two assists in the Regina Pats' 6-3 win over the Brandon Wheat Kings on Wednesday night.

What the Maple Leafs get in 'underdog' NCAA signing Ryan Tverberg
Ryan Tverberg was Toronto's last pick, and the fifth-last pick overall, from the 2020 draft. Now he has a contract with the Leafs. Jason Bukala writes about the player and what he projects to be at the pro level.