Thursday’s Dump & Chase: What’s On?

So the playoffs aren’t really going the way I’d hoped, totally ignoring the fact that our local beloved professional hockey team is out. In that vacuum of happiness, I turn to the World Championships to ease my pain.

World Championship Update: Eight Preds to Play in Quarterfinals | Nashville Predators
Some of your favorite Preds are still playing in the IIHF World Championships. I'm conflicted over who I'm cheering for the most.

Cheveldayoff, McPhee, Yzerman are 2018 GM of the Year finalists – ProHockeyTalk
Nothing surprising here.

Capitals' Tom WIlson calls out league to review 'dangerous' hit against him | USA Today

Stralman will not face supplemental discipline.

Report: OEL, Coyotes discussing 8-year deal  - TSN
The reported AAV is over $8 million.

Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs on Quebec NHL market: 'They're challenged' -
But the Remparts do have a very nice arena.

Carolina Hurricanes’ Collaborative Model Unfamiliar to Hockey, But Holds Promise - Canes Country
This is interesting.

NHL commissioner: Legal sports betting could create opportunity | CNBC
Click here for Bettman's opinions on the United States' system of governance.

NWHL expands to Minnesota on the heels of All-Star Game success, Olympic excitement | The Hockey News
I am excited to expand the scope of teams I dislike for totally valid reasons, like being located in Minnesota.

Pettersson should be OK for Canucks training camp |
People who enjoy exciting young players everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief.

NHL Playoffs: Lightning have look of a Cup dynasty |
"Who gives up being a lawyer to coach hockey? Pretty crazy.”

NHL playoffs: Capitals vs. Lightning not a waltz for Washington after all -
At no point did I consider this was going to be a "waltz" for Washington.