Monday's Dump & Chase: Milwaukee Dreamin'
Links for your Monday!
After an OT loss on Friday night, the Admirals took the series in a decisive Game 5 win. They'll face the Coachella Valley Firebirds (affiliate of the Seattle Kraken) in the Western Conference Finals starting Thursday night--we'll have a series preview for you before then!
Something probably is going to happen, but whether it'll be the right thing is a much bigger question.
You do have to wonder why so often a NHL management group will look at what they've got, declare themselves unsatisfied, and promote someone who was part of what they weren't satisfied with.
I could be wrong here, but I feel like if the Coyotes leave Arizona (which I don't think Bettman wants) and leave not only somewhere that even might be considered the Central Division (which I don't think Bettman wants) but the entire Western Conference (which I don't think anyone who does scheduling wants), it's probably not going to be Hartford Whalers 2.0.
Do you put Detroit back in the West if you move the Coyotes to Hartford or Quebec? Maybe Columbus? It's just silly.
The Stars have gone down 0-2 in the Western Conference Finals.
At least (so far) they're not praising him playing horrifically injured--they're actually praising him for not playing horrifically injured, and getting surgery and taking time to rehab. More of this, please.
Sergei Bobrovsky has been very, very good.
So has Matthew Tkachuk.
An in-depth look at the first Chinese-Canadian superstar.