Sunday's Dump & Chase: Context

Ribeiro has a lot of points. He even had an assist on Josi's 5 on 3 powerplay goal against the Avs. That sounds pretty good until you actually watch the play. I don't believe the common assessment that secondary assists are meaningless noise, but they certainly don't tell the whole story

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Milestone: Jarome Iginla set to play his 1500th NHL game -
That could have gone better for him.

Senators unhappy with clock malfunction -- TSN
The Senators didn't lose the game because of a clock malfunction, but it's certainly a place to direct their rage.

Why the Clutterbuck signing is a bad gamble for the Islanders | NBC Sports

Gary Bettman: Don't expect NHL salary cap to go up by much, if at all | USA Today
Quick, everyone drive your car more!

Brock Boeser, Baylee Bjorge friendship goes beyond publicized prom | Pucks and Recreation
Really nice to see what the UND hockey program does in their community.

Canadiens likely to stand pat and weather injury storm | Montreal Gazette
Maybe they could start having more than 20 bodies on their active roster, though.

The NHL is rightfully wary of the 2018 Winter Olympics, but they should go anyway -
The mascots are a pretty good argument for going.

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin power Penguins past Lightning | USA Today
The Crosby goal to open scoring was [fire emoji].