Screen Shots: Kucherov, Nashville’s Off-Season and the Importance of the Ben Bishop Trade

It’s your lucky day – a bonus Screen Shots column, in which we present a quick examination of a few hockey topics. As always, we’ll forego any more lead-in and get down to brass tacks.

– If I were voting on the Conn Smythe Trophy today, my vote for the most valuable player off the playoffs would go to Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy. Without his dynamic performances, the Bolts might have been eliminated in the first round of the post-season. He has been everything they could’ve asked of him, and then some.