*Jim Vandermeer, baby! Seems fitting for an extremely boring day that’s light on links.
*Big man and future #3 defenseman on this hockey team Phil Myers is next up on the 25 Under 25. [BSH]
*Head into the weekend with a deep-dive into how lucky teams get on the rush, generally. [Hockey Graphs]
*... and it also begs the question, will the NHL ever have a woman behind the bench? [The Athletic]
*And finally...Claude Giroux is soooo goooood you guys. [TSN]