Welp, Marlies fans have got to hang in there until Thursday night. We’ll have a recap of last night’s game for you later in the day.


The SBNation 2018 NHL Mock Draft Day 6 - KatyaKnappe
Now in the middle of the first round, you have to find choices you disagree with in today’s picks.

Revisiting Last Year’s Pre-Draft Trades in the NHL - KatyaKnappe
The pressure on some teams to just do something in this period before the draft is high. How well did they do last year?

Maple Leafs trade target: Jeff Skinner - Kevin Papetti
The Toronto native is a high-end scorer, and the Leafs should try to add him to their long-term future.

Nicholas Grima to be invited to the Leafs development camp — report - KatyaKnappe
We haven’t even had the draft yet, and we already have invites to the development camp that follows it.

Around the league

Reliving the best moments of the Capitals Championship parade and rally - Russian Machine Never Breaks
If you missed any of the fun stuff, RMNB has you covered.

Ex-Caps Mike Marson and Bill Riley bask in Devante Smith-Pelly’s Stanley Cup heroics | TheColorOfHockey
Mike Marson wasn't able to make it to D.C. Tuesday to witness the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup victory parade with other Caps alumni members -  he was grounded by the ravages of rheumatoid arthritis.

Washington Capitals have tough off-season ahead before they can defend title | The Star
Now that the team is celebrating its first Stanley Cup, the challenge will be in keeping this improbable group together for a potential repeat.

Mike Hoffman’s fiancée allegedly behind campaign of harassment against Melinda and Erik Karlsson | Ottawa Citizen
This is a horrible mess.

New Islanders execs Lamoriello, Pellegrini involved in NHL concussion suit - Lighthouse Hockey
Here’s hoping our new Devilish overlords have learned about head injuries.

Signing Jack Johnson would be a potential disaster for the Canadiens - Eyes On The Prize
Don’t listen to the bloggers, Habs.

How a Jeff Skinner trade could help the Carolina Hurricanes - Canes Country
Listen to the bloggers, Canes.


Since it’s that time of year, here’s a tour around SBNation by way of prospect profiles.

Choices with the Tenth Pick - The Copper & Blue
Is Noah Dobson where the Oilers should be looking?

SCoC Draft Profiles: Kirill Marchenko is a crazy-skilled winger - Stanley Cup of Chowder
This young russian is possibly looking to break into the NHL with flash and skill. Should Boston be his ticket?

2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Dominik Bokk - Mile High Hockey
He’s got a long way to go, but Dominik Bokk could be the biggest steal of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft

2018 NHL Draft Profile: Filip Zadina - Winging It In Motown
The talented young Czech sniper has all the tools coveted by NHL teams, including the Detroit Red Wings

2018 Draft prospect: David Gustafsson reads the play well at both ends - Eyes On The Prize
The two-way centre requires work on offence, but his defence may just make up for it.

Mathias Emilio Pettersen: 2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile - All About The Jersey
Today in another prospect profile, let’s take a look at a Norwegian center playing junior hockey here in the States.  He is a late round projection, but he has some potential.