Thursday Sharks Links: Vegas thinks McLellan will coach Philadelphia

Your daily assortment of links to news and analysis from around the hockey world.

  • Bovada odds peg Todd McLellan as the favorite to fill the vacant head coaching position for the Philadelphia Flyers. He's also the favorite for the Edmonton job. Place your bets now! [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Kevin Kurz talked to Worcester Sharks head coach Roy Sommer about Chris Tierney, Nikolay Goldobin and the rest of his Calder Cup Playoffs-bound AHL squad. [CSN Bay Area]
  • Stanley's at Sharks Ice in San Jose is hosting a viewing party for Game 1 of Worcester's series against Hershey this Saturday. [Facebook]
  • Sharks prospect Nikita Jevpalovs, an undrafted free agent signing who scored 49 goals and 100 points as a 20-year-old in the QMJHL this season, is making a push to get on Team Latvia's roster for the World Championships. [TV-Net]
  • Speaking of the Sharks' CHL prospects, Rourke Chartier's Kelowna Rockets are gearing up to face the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL's Western Conference Final. []
  • Jonathan Toews, Anze Kopitar and Patrice Bergeron were named the league's three Selke Trophy finalists in what actually isn't just an accidental reprint of last year's list of nominees. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Fired Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli is in talks with the Oilers, presumably to advise them on how to trade Connor McDavid for pennies on the dollar in three years. [Sportsnet]/