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Storm Advisory 6/5/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

NBC Commentators, Conn Smythe candidates, and 3-1 leads in the District of Columbia.

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NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Vegas Golden Knights at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
  • Former Hurricane James Wisniewski was involved in a serious car accident in Columbus this past weekend, requiring a hospital visit to treat broken ribs. [Columbus Dispatch]
  • It might be June, but the CanesCast knows nothing of a summer vacation.
  • The NHL Draft Combine is taking on new importance in a world where scouting has been turned upside down by data. [The Athletic ($)]
  • This pregame sign at Capital One Arena is spot on:
  • T.J. Oshie was seen taking the Metro to the arena again last night. This time, the winger was 35 cents short of his exit fare. Luckily, the Metro staff let him through. [The Washington Post]
  • Vegas is on the ropes in this series down 3-1. But the series isn’t over yet, especially given the Caps’ history with 3-1 leads in the playoffs.
  • Evgeni Kuznetsov hit the 30 point mark in the 2018 Playoffs last night in game four. He’s made a strong case for the Conn Smythe Trophy.
  • Kuznetsov’s 30-point performance is just the fifth of this century: