Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Watching

Links for your Wednesday.

While Nashville heals up, 16 teams play on.

Top 10 NHL prospects to watch during the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs
These 10 will be full-time NHLers sooner rather than later.

Nashville's Joakim Kemell gets a mention here. I'm looking to see what Luke Evangelista and Phil Tomasino do.

10 Contract Year Playoff Pool Draft Targets
When it comes to drafting your playoff pool roster, you have to take everything into account when selecting your squad.…

Are any of these skill players on Barry Trotz's list?

Why these Maple Leafs’ seventh run at glory is their best — and riskiest — chance
Why these Maple Leafs’ seventh run at glory is their best — and riskiest — chance

Is believing enough?

Flames interim GM Maloney on Treliving: ‘He left us, for his reasons’
The Brad Treliving era in Calgary has drawn to a close, the Flames announcing Monday that the nine-year general manager and the club have parted ways.

Calgary has been through it, though.

Scott Nichol’s trade deadline masterclass is paying off
At the 2023 NHL trade deadline, injuries along with David Poile’s roster decisions gutted the Milwaukee Admirals. In the midst of a serious run at a Central Division title and the Calder Cup, Milwaukee lost the likes of Luke Evangelista, Kiefer Sherwood, Phil Tomasino, Egor Afanasyev, and Tommy Nova…

Our old friend Eric takes a look at Scott Nichol's drafting work.

Predators evaluating Hynes’ performance, future as coach
NASHVILLE -- The Nashville Predators will evaluate the performance of John Hynes before deciding on his future as coach, incoming general manager Barry Trotz said.

Despite vocal fans, Trotz is giving Hynes a bit of time. How long?

Svechnikov hopes to be back by training camp for Hurricanes
Andrei Svechnikov hopes to be ready for the start of training camp next season with the Carolina Hurricanes after having surgery March 16 to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.

Andrei Svechnikov will watch the playoffs from the locker room or the press box.

State Your Case: Is Eichel or Hughes better prepared for playoff success?
After watching from the outside, Jack Hughes and Jack Eichel finally will get to experience the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Tuesday.

I'm going to go with Jack Hughes. What are your thoughts?

Bedard tops Central Scouting North American ranking for 2023 NHL Draft
Connor Bedard, a center with Regina of the Western Hockey League, is No. 1 on NHL Central Scouting’s final ranking of North American skaters presented by BioSteel for the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft.

Which youngster do you want to wear gold this summer?