Jared’s Daily: Panthers Go Up 2-0; Toronto’s Dubas Out As GM
The Florida Panthers are two games away from the Stanley Cup Final.
That, Stanley Cup Playoffs and more from around the league in today’s daily.
Stanley Cup Playoffs
Matthew Tkachuk did it again — an overtime goal from the Panthers’ forward gave Florida a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, as well as a 2-0 series lead. [Florida Hockey Now]
Matthew Tkachuk does it again #TimeToHunt pic.twitter.com/cIITdeEn0y
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Around The League
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas will not be extended after all, according to the president Brendan Shanahan. Special assistant to the GM Jason Spezza also will not return. [Toronto Sun]
From The National Hockey Now Network
Montreal Hockey Now’s Marco D’Amico projects Canadian forward Zach Benson will be picked up by the Capitals at No. 8 in his most recent mock draft.
Red Wings center Joe Veleno could be facing repercussions after stomping on Nino Niederreiter during the World Championships. [Detroit Hockey Now]
Pittsburgh Hockey Now’s Dave Molinari floats a name in the Penguins’ GM search — Dan MacKinnon, a former Penguins staffer and current assistant to Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald.
Flyers assistant coach Brad Shaw is in the running for the Anaheim Ducks head coaching job. [Philly Hockey Now]