Hockey News: Subban Signs with the Canucks; Ovechkin to the Worlds

Goal scoring has been down in these playoffs, but excitement remains high. [Brampton Guardian]

Some predictions for the third round. [Hockey Graphs] and [Grantland]

The Ducks are finally going to be tested. [ESPN]

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Jordan Subban to a contract. [Canucks Army] and [Vancity Buzz]

Has Alex Ovechkin really evolved into a two-way player?

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(Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

The latest on team USA, Canada and more at the IIHF World Hockey Championships. [Defending Big D]

Speaking of OV, he’s headed to the Worlds to play for Russia. [Caps Today]

What’s next for the Washington Capitals? [The Hockey News]

An ex-NHL ref talks about Brooks Orpik’s hit. [TSN]

A look at the Edmonton Oilers defensive depth. [Oilers Nation]

UFA Jeff Petry would like to stay in Montreal. [The Score]

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(Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers prospect Leon Drasaitl was named the WHL playoff MVP. [Today’s Slap Shot]

The Islanders are selling melted ice from Nassau Coliseum. So in other words, water. [CBS]

Do you really want Mike Babcock as your coach? Toronto edition: [Leafs Hub]

Ryan Callahan is already back on the ice just days after surgery. [Fox Sports]

And finally, the Sens make a statement about their owner Eugene Melnyk. []