Sunday’s daily links: The eye of the storm

2021 NHL Entrance Draft: Immediate Charts for Nashville Predators | On Forecheck
Here is Eric’s summary of the draft with links to articles on the individual choices, if you want to know more.

Everything you need to know about Sunday’s NWHL International Draft | Ishaven
If the NHL’s draft over the weekend has not satisfied you, the NWHL is holding an international draft this afternoon as each team gets a chance to claim players from abroad.

The winners and losers from a busy 2021 NHL Draft weekend |
I’m not sure how many of these I agree with. What do you think?

Arizona Coyotes select Shane Doan’s son Josh in second round of NHL draft | ESPN
The fact that the eldest Doan only retired four years ago but has a child young enough to be drawn this year is surreal. I’m not sure which half of this sentence seems foreign to me.

New Capital’s draft election Brent Johnson says he believes he was named after former Capital Brent Johnson: ‘That’s the myth’ | RMNB
A fun draft related bit of human interest.

In Maple Leafs’ conversations with the Oilers about Hyman, Dubas does not bend the knee to
I remember when Dubas was hired as a GM and everyone thought the magazines were on the rise. Now … oof.

Edmonton Oilers’ Mike Smith reaches two-year $ 4.4 million ESPN
Good for Smith. Oilers … eh. Of course. Good for them too, I think. Smith has been good lately, but how long that would be the case, I would not dare try to guess between his age and his general goalkeeper.

Beaut’s General Manager Nate Oliver has a method for signing Madness | Ishaven
Our colleagues at Ice Garden give us an interesting look at the thought process behind at least one GM’s roster management methods.

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