Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Jared Spurgeon was pretty fantastic in Game 1. Maybe now people will start showing him the respect he deserves. [Zone Coverage]
- You know who else was impressive in Game 1? Ryan Hartman. Just ask Christopher Tanev. [The Athletic]
Off the trail...
- Among the 7,013 tests administered, zero players tested positive for COVID-19 since the NHL entered the bubbles. It’s working, folks! [NHL]
- The perks of watching hockey in an empty arena? You get to hear some unbelievable banter on the ice. [The Athletic]