- After the tame trade deadline, Dom of The Athletic went ahead and put in his two cents about how the Stanley Cup playoffs looked, as he ranked and tiered the likely contenders. Our Minnesota Wild wound up in the section that makes me feel alright. [The Athletic]
- Maybe we should stop thinking about the Matt Boldy pick. [10K Rinks]
Off the trail...
- The NHL went ahead and actually listened to its players; postponing the two upcoming games for the Vancouver Canucks, after they went through Hell. [Sportsnet]
- They certainly weren’t ready for any form of a comeback. [Defector]
- Anthony Mantha scored again, that makes it two in the same amount of games for the new Washington Capitals winger.
Anthony Mantha is making quite an impression with his new team. pic.twitter.com/CRQPetBwjH— SB Nation NHL (@SBNationNHL) April 16, 2021
- Despite Mantha’s effort, the Buffalo Sabres were still triumphant over the Caps. What a weird world we live in. [Die By The Blade]