Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Partially because of their loss to the Hurricanes, the Wild are now in sole possession of last place in the NHL standings! The tank is on, baby! [Hockey Wilderness]
- With that in mind, this Alexis Lafreniere fellow sure is looking like someone worth tanking for, no?
Top #NHLDraft prospect Alexis Lafreniere of @oceanicrimouski takes over with some down low dekes to represent @QMJHL in this week’s #CHLShowdown.— CanadianHockeyLeague (@CHLHockey) November 17, 2019
VOTE : https://t.co/fI3X1c1mse pic.twitter.com/DCye8bZEtW
Off the trail...
- What are you supposed to do when a player blocks a shot with his head and falls to the ice bleeding from the cranium? Keep playing hockey, of course! As they should be, the Avalanche aren’t thrilled with the officiating in their game against the Canucks. [The Athletic]
- There are some pretty fantastic youngsters playing across the pond. Here are some names to remember. [The Hockey News]
- There was almost a goalie fight this weekend!