PHT Morning Skate: Jack Adams favorites; Stone’s Selke Trophy?

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• Dean Evason, Rod Brind’Amour and Mike Sullivan are among the top contenders for this season’s Jack Adams Award. [NBC Sports Edge]

• Is this the season Mark Stone takes home the Selke Trophy? [Sin Bin Vegas]

• Mid-round draft picks who have been impactful have been unearthed by the Penguins. [Pensburgh]

• With four games left and a playoff spot still to win, how should the Predators rotate Juuse Saros and Pekka Rinne? [A to Z Sports Nashville]

• “In many ways, Matthews has become the face of the next challenge for hockey statisticians: how to improve the accuracy of expected goal models with high-volume shooters.” [TSN]

• NHL Power Rankings: Watch out for the Bruins. [PHT]

• What’s behind the drop-off in play of Josh Morrissey? [Arctic Ice Hockey]

Trevor van Riemsdyk has found his fit in the Capitals’ lineup. [Japers’ Rink]

• Fresh off winning the KHL Gagarin Cup, Klim Kostin is expected to join the Blues on Tuesday and be placed on their taxi squad. [Post-Dispatch]


Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy

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