“After reporting to Iowa of the American Hockey League Friday for a two-game stint to recapture his confidence, rookie Jordan Greenway has rejoined the Wild.”
“This is the beginning of seven straight on the road for the Wild, the longest run of road games in franchise history.”
Sending Marcus Foligno and Eric Fehr out during a 4 on 4 was certainly an interesting decision, but it turned out alright.
“‘Squad224’ to offer more than 200 students once-in-a-lifetime NHL gameday experiences.”
“Greenway nets fourth hat trick in team history as Wild sets record for longest home winning streak.”
News of Note
“The NWHL will have a unique formate for the 2019 Playoffs.”
While the Buffalo Beauts’ top two netminders may be the best goaltending tandem in all of women’s hockey, their third goalie, Julia DiTondo, has the only prior NWHL experience.
Off the Trail
Even without Patrick Roy coaching in the league, teams have been pulling their goalies earlier than in recent years. The latest article from Hockey Graphs takes a look at pulling the goalie while on a Power Play.
“Getting to know one of the NHL’s best, and most underappreciated, two-way players — Florida Panthers captain Aleksander Barkov — over some truly unreal sea bass.”
“The NHL is on the cusp of getting involved with the sports gambling industry, according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston.”
“Picking up a new stick from the bench requires a well-oiled machine. The process of getting a fresh twig can be the difference between a timely goal or unintentionally being a man down.”
An interesting explanation on using games played to measure the success of hockey prospects from Canucks Army.
All Around the Nation
“Now we must all wonder — what was Kuch so busy with during that first period intermission of the Chicago game?”
“Setting expectations for the most important defenseman on the roster.”
“Want to know why the power play has struggled so mightily? Go back to where it all begins: zone entries.”
“Looking great for the Eagles, Pavel Francouz is helping to strengthen the goalie depth chart for the Colorado Avalanche.”
“A look into the ugly numbers to start the season, and how the time is now to find out just what Korpisalo can do.”