Monday’s Dump and Chase: Turn and Burn

We are less than a week out from the 2019 Draft. Get hype, folks.

Happy Monday, folks! Here’s your collection of links from around the League.

Around the League

Hagelin signs four-year contract with Capitals
Carl Hagelin has been locked up by Washington for four years.

Breaking down the trade value of Maple Leafs defender Nikita Zaitsev -
Sportsnet takes a look at Nikita Zaitsev's trade value here.

Norris Trophy winner debated by
My pick is Mark Giordano.

Flames GM Treliving thinks RFA class could slow draft trade activity -
This is an interesting point. The RFAs in this offseason will capture a ridiculous amount of money. How can a GM make trades without knowing how much money they'll shell out for their young stars?

Money Well Spent: Looking back at the best signings from the 2018 free agency class - TheHockeyNews
John Tavares headlined the 2018 free agency class. Who will capture this year's news?

Maatta acquisition start to busy offseason for Blackhawks, GM says
Will the Blackhawks make any more massive changes? Like Pittsburgh, they have to capitalize on the time that Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have left with the Hawks.

2020 Vision: The way-too-early Stanley Cup odds for next season - TheHockeyNews
Nashville is not considered a favorite in this way-too-early preseason predictions.

Prospect Mailbag: Podkolzin vs. Broberg, the Veleno drop and more - TheHockeyNews
I'm way excited about the draft. How about y'all?

Report: Dallas Eakins 'last man standing' in Ducks head coach search -
Dallas Eakins seems like he's about to be the man in Anaheim.

Chicago Blackhawks acquire defenseman Olli Maatta: Scouting report, outlook - Second City Hockey
Our friends at Second City Hockey take a closer look at new Hawk defenseman Olli Maatta.

Patience paid off for the Blues -
Travis Yost of TSN takes a deep dive into St. Louis's Stanley Cup success.

Have a great week, folks! Don’t forget to check back with OTF this week for our draft predictions and analysis.