Sunday's Dump & Chase: Adjusted Expectations

I did not expect the Sharks to get pushed around by the Penguins and only manage to pull out an overtime victory by abusing an Edmonton escapee. But I can roll with the punches. Sharks

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Predators' Ryan Ellis reflects on World Championships, season | The Tennessean
It's really hard for me to think of Ellis as a veteran.

How John Buccigross came up with #BucciOTChallenge | Sports Illustrated
I don't think I've ever won.

No Canada: Americans, Finn prospects top NHL draft class | USA Today
No Finnish player has ever gone first overall. Hopefully, another year.

Patrik Laine says he'll equal Ovechkin in 5 years |
His confidence and quotes are great, but I have to wonder how he'll handle a Canadian market.

2016 NHL Combine results: Top 10 at each drill -
If you feel like scrutinizing the results of teenagers doing stuff I've never even attempted.

After handing over documents in concussion lawsuit, NHL now fights to keep them secret - TSN
Not sure what might be in the emails or if the NHL has a legitimate reason to keep them out of the hands of the public.

The Mini Stanley Cup got to swim with a bunch of sharks -
The penguins were more adorable.

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones has found his way to Stanley Cup finals | ESPN
LOL Lombardi.

Report: If Lucic doesn’t re-sign with the Kings, he could end up with Oilers or Canucks – ProHockeyTalk
He should sign with the Canucks because it would be hilarious.

Buffalo Sabres Hoping To Continue Hosting Combine - TSS
Buffalo is set up to host every hockey event ever.

Long wait ends: San Jose Sharks set to host first Stanley Cup Final game | USA Today
They got the winning out of the way too, so the pressure's off.