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Jared’s Daily: Capitals Draft Lottery Odds; Samsonov Injury



Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals eagerly await Monday’s NHL draft lottery — and a direction for the future. 

That, Stanley Cup Playoffs news and more from around the league in Jared’s Daily for Monday, May 8.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals’ odds of winning Monday night’s NHL draft lottery are low, but the team is poised to secure a key piece for the future in this summer’s NHL draft. [WHN]

​​Speaking of the future, Ivan Miroshnichenko — who the Capitals inked to an entry-level deal last week — touts a skilled scoring ability at only 19-years old. [WHN]

Stanley Cup Playoffs

An overtime goal from Sam Reinhart pushed the Florida Panthers up 3-0 in their second round series with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Florida Hockey Now] 

Toronto goalie (and former Capital) Ilya Samsonov left the game in the second period after bearing the brunt of a collision with teammate Luke Schenn. He did not return.

Jack Hughes tallied two of the New Jersey Devils eight goals Sunday night, with the Devils’ offensive explosion earning them their first win in the series against the Carolina Hurricanes. []

The Seattle Kraken are the first team in 25 years to have 16 different goal scorers in the first 10 games of a playoff run, per @PR_NHL. The Kraken took a 2-1 series lead over the Dallas Stars Sunday night, winning 7-2. [Seattle Times]

From The National Hockey Now Network

The Boston Bruins appear likely for a roster shakeup following a disappointing first round exit. [Boston Hockey Now]

The San Jose Sharks would be out of the running for Connor Bedard if the draft lottery goes to plan, but skilled prospects like Adam Fantilli and Matvei Michkov could be on the team’s radar. [San Jose Hockey Now]

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