As the Stanley Cup Semi-Finals got rolling, the Leafs stole the spotlight by letting Kyle Dubas walk. What really happened? We discussed that and what we think will happen next. In the semi-finals, the Panthers have a 3-0 lead over the Hurricanes and the Stars are down 2 to the Golden Knights. BOB!
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Banter – Long Weekend
Title Player – Terry Ruskowski – connect to Brendan Shanahan –
Terry Ruskowski -> 88-89 North Stars Curt Giles -> 91-93 Blues Brendan Shanahan
1. Leafs GM saga –
Did Dubas overplay his hand?
Friedman reporting that people within Leafs organization shocked.
Is Keefe a dead man walking?
Big decisions to be made by June 30 – Matthews, Marner, Nylander NMCs kick in.
Both LeBrun and Friedman mentioned Doug Armstrong as potential for Leafs
Dubas talking to Pittsburgh
2. Calgary names Conroy as GM –
Nonis to have senior position
Jarome Iginla will have a role
3. Other open spots –
Coaches – Columbus, Washington, Rangers, Calgary, Ducks,
4. Coyotes – Tempe votes not to go forward with arena –
Keller’s Dad tweets that he won’t be back, then claims his account was hacked…
NHLPA’s position on this would be interesting to know
5. Larry Brooks reporting that NHLPA is on board with 84 game season
What is PA getting in return?
Guess the 5th
Playoffs – OTs everywhere
DAL 0 – VGK 2
Jack Eichel delivering for Vegas
FLA 3 – CAR 0
4OT in game 1
Tkachuk both GWGs
Bobrovsky stealing the lead for Conn Smythe
Canes -shot volume approach continues.