Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Round 2

Links for your Wednesday as we prepare to watch Round 2.

It's time for Round 2. Who ya got?

3 Keys: Panthers at Maple Leafs, Game 1 of Eastern Second Round
(WC2) Panthers at (A2) Maple LeafsEastern Conference Second Round, Game 17 p.m. ET; ESPN, CBC, SN, TVAS

Go Panthers!

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2nd-round predictions
The Florida Panthers shocked the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference First Round. They will not be as successful against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round, according to a panel of staff writers and editors.
Johansson signs 2-year, $4 million contract with Wild
Marcus Johansson signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. It has an average annual value of $2 million.
Rangers eliminated after failing to sustain momentum in 1st-round series
The New York Rangers were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the New Jersey Devils, losing 4-0 in Game 7 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round on Monday.

Sad horn noise.

Top storylines for 2nd round of Stanley Cup Playoffs
The first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs had plenty of excitement. And the second round has every chance of equaling or topping the first round.
Game 1 Notebook: Tkachuk quick to play underdog card against ‘second-best team’ in NHL
As the Toronto Maple Leafs get set to open Round 2 against the Florida Panthers, Matthew Tkachuk sees plenty of similarities with the opponent his team just eliminated.
Conn Smythe Trophy Tracker: Devils’ Schmid a surprise candidate
Could a non-forward take home the Conn Smythe Trophy for the fourth year in a row? There are certainly a lot of candidates from all areas of the ice after Round 1.
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Preview: Seattle’s depth or Dallas’ star power?
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Preview: Seattle’s depth or Dallas’ star power?

Go Kraken!

Carolina Hurricanes vs. New Jersey Devils: 2023 Stanley Cup playoff series preview and pick
Consistency meets momentum as the second round brings a matchup between the Metropolitan Division’s best.

Who do you have here? The Devils or the Canes?

Snoop Dogg vows to create youth hockey league if he buys Ottawa Senators
“I’ve been watching hockey for about 25 years now. And I’m watching more and more kids that look like me…