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Wednesday Morning Hotlinks

Bruins have a handle on the series with the Hurricanes after a 2-1 win last night.

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Boston Bruins at Carolina Hurricanes Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Midway through the week, we’ve got some hotlinks sizzlin’.

Let’s dive right in.

  • Brad Marchand scored a power play goal for the Boston Bruins midway through the second period while Tuukka Rask turned aside 30 of 31 shots from the Hurricanes en route to a 2-1 Bruins win. Boston is one win away from the Stanley Cup Finals, they lead the series by a three games to none. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)
  • Blues coach Craig Berube is putting his defencemen who typically don’t score much in positions to contribute on the offence. (Fear the Fin)
  • Former Oilers head coach Ralph Krueger is becoming the new head coach of the Buffalo Sabres today. Is Dave Tippett the favourite for the Oilers? (Copper and Blue)
  • The Oilers may end up relying on entry-level players in order to help play themselves out of cap trouble. (Oilers Nation)
  • Twenty one million reasons to find some trade partners in the offseason. (Lowetide)

Blues and Sharks face off tonight in game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.

There are now just 37 days until day one of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Who will be the next coach of the Oilers?