Tuesday Sharks Links: John Scott robbed of Messier Leadership Award nomination

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

  • In a brazen and unforgivable slight against his vaunted leadership qualities, John Scott was robbed of a nomination for Honda's Mark Messier Leadership Award Presented By Bridgestone and Powered By Reebok with Ryan Getzlaf, Jonathan Toews and Andrew Ladd named as the three finalists. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • After 28 years as GM of the New Jersey Devils, Lou Lamoriello has stepped down--or stepped "up," to be more precise as he'll take over as team president while former Penguins general manager Ray "two 2nds for Douglas Murray" Shero steps into Lamoriello's old role. [The Score]
  • In seriousness, here's a more nuanced review of Shero's tenure in Pittsburgh. [In Lou We Trust]
  • Braden Holtby continued his outstanding postseason with a shutout of the New York Rangers in Game 3 to give Washington a 2-1 lead in their second round series. [Japers' Rink]
  • In World Championship action, Todd McLellan, Brent Burns and Team Canada beat Tomas Hertl and the Czechs 6-3 yesterday. [TSN]
  • Speaking of McLellan, he reportedly met with new Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli at the Worlds to discuss joining the Oilers. [Puck Daddy]
  • If T.J. Oshie becomes available in St. Louis, the Sharks should be interested. [HockeyBuzz]
  • Another instant classic from Down Goes Brown: the 25 moments in every NHL playoff series. [Grantland]/