Jared’s Daily: Capitals Coaching Update; Sandin, Bears Have Bad Days
Spencer Carbery appears to be near the top of the Washington Capitals list in the search for a new head coach, Rasmus Sandin leaves a game early and the Hershey Bears have a poor start to a playoff series.
That and more from around the league in today’s daily.
Toronto Maple Leafs assistant Spencer Carbery remains a top candidate in the Capitals’ head coaching search, according to a report. [WHN]
Capitals defenseman Rasmus Sandin left Tuesday’s World Championships game after suffering a tough knee-to-knee collision with Team USA’s Michael Eyssimont. There has been no update on his status. [WHN]
The Hershey Bears had an off night to say the least, falling 5-1 to the Rochester Americans in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Playoff’s Eastern Conference Finals. [WHN]
Stanley Cup Playoffs
The Vegas Golden Knights have taken three straight from the Dallas Stars to open the Western Conference Finals. Center Ivan Barbashev tallied three points as the Golden Knights won 4-0. [Vegas Hockey Now]
Stars captain Jamie Benn was levied a game misconduct for cross-checking Mark Stone while Stone was down on the ice.
Jamie Benn cross-checks Mark Stone up high while Stone was down on the ice#TexasHockey | #VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/0m4vefDLlt
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From The National Hockey Now Network
Florida Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has been stellar in the Eastern Conference Finals, saving 98% of the Carolina Hurricanes’ shots. [Florida Hockey Now]
Aleksander Barkov, who left Monday’s Panthers/Hurricanes matchup with an injury, could return for Wednesday’s Game 4. [Florida Hockey Now]
The Philadelphia Flyers are likely to meet the New Jersey Devils at MetLife Stadium as part of the Stadium Series. The Rangers and Islanders would meet at the stadium the following day. [Philly Hockey Now/NYI Hockey Now]
Craig Conroy has officially been named the new GM of the Calgary Flames. [Calgary Hockey Now]
New Jersey assistant GM Dan MacKinnon is out of the running for the Penguins’ head GM job. [Pittsburgh Hockey Now]