8:49 AM EDT, Wed September 22, 2021
Tip of the Tower 2 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 storylines to follow during training camp

As the Toronto Maple Leafs get set to begin training camp we look at storylines to follow as players prepare to take the ice. Just like any year, the upcoming season for the Toronto Maple Leafs does not lack any intrigue. We won’t get a chance to close the book on the failure of last […] Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 storylines to follow during training camp - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Editor In Leaf 2 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs Atlantic Division Preview: Florida Panthers

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be jumping back into the Atlantic Division for this season. Last year, the Toronto Maple Leafs won the North Division, which was their first division title since roughly the Paleozoic Era. Things may be a little harder this season as the number of Cup Contenders in their division goes from […] Toronto Maple Leafs Atlantic Division Preview: Florida Panthers - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 2 hours ago
2021 Canadiens Top 25 Under 25: #1 Nick Suzuki

2021 Canadiens Top 25 Under 25: #1 Nick Suzuki

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ For the second year in a row, Suzuki claims the throne. A development that should come as no surprise to those following this series, Nick Suzuki is our top player in the Montreal Canadiens organization under 25 years of age. Acquired as the main piece in return for Max Pacioretty from the Vegas Golden Knights in 2018, Suzuki has become an integral part of a Canadiens roster that made the Stanley Cup finals a few months ago. Elite Prospects Integral may not be strong enough of an adjective. Suzuki finished third on the...
Broad Street Hockey 2 hours ago
Wednesday Morning Fly By: Who angered the gods?

Wednesday Morning Fly By: Who angered the gods?

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Today’s open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Flyers news and notes… *The Flyers dropped a bunch of information about training camp yesterday — training camp starts in less that one week — and also dropped a little nugget about Kevin Hayes requiring a rather major surgery! Oh good! [BSH] *It’s an abdominal surgery which is going to keep him out for a rather long time. [NBC Sports Philly] *No two ways about it: this really stinks! [Inquirer] *It certainly will make training camp more interesting, as this is a...
PensBurgh 2 hours ago
Pens Points: And...we’re...back!

Pens Points: And...we’re...back!

@penguins The start of training camp is tomorrow for the Penguins, news and notes from around the league With the return of the Penguins to training camp also comes the return of Pens Points, your morning links to the news to know around Pittsburgh and across the NHL. The on-ice portion begins tomorrow, and the team has released a full schedule of practices and scrimmages. [Penguins.com] Wrap up the prospect camp with director of player development Scott Young, who calls the group “receptive” and sounds very upbeat about the futures of the players who have already...
Stanley Cup of Chowder 3 hours ago
Morning Skate: First day of school

Morning Skate: First day of school

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via IT’S THAT NEW NOTEBOOK FEELING. Get out your binder and sharpen those pencils, it’s time for the first day of class! The Bruins open training camp today, with about 500 guys hitting the ice at Warrior Arena this morning. Training camp is always a little chaotic, especially at the beginning. It’s a weird mix of NHL regulars, rookies, fringe guys, and guys looking to leave their mark. Additionally, after a few practices, the group gets split in two, with some guys playing in preseason games and others practicing, then...
Eyes On The Prize 4 hours ago
Links: Jonathan Drouin introduces a new brand of courage

Links: Jonathan Drouin introduces a new brand of courage

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via In today’s links, wondering if Drouin can encourage more discussion about the stresses of NHL life, looking at what a difference two years can make, and Jim Hughson announces his retirement. Montreal Canadiens news and notes It’s very easy to root for Jonathan Drouin as a person on the next chapter of his journey. [Sportsnet | The Hockey News] Drouin has introduced a new and important brand of courage to hockey culture that needs to be embraced. [The Athletic] This is an opportunity for the Canadiens and Drouin to start...
Sportsnet.ca 8 hours ago
32 Thoughts: The state of the RFA market as training camps open

32 Thoughts: The state of the RFA market as training camps open

It was a short summer, but we’re eager to start a new season. In the first edition of 32 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman updates on the RFA market, Jack Eichel, and shares some of what he learned from players over last week’s media days. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca 9 hours ago
Failure not an option for Maple Leafs heading into do-or-die season

Failure not an option for Maple Leafs heading into do-or-die season

Justin Bourne joined Sportsnet Central to explain why failure is not an option for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, what it will take for the Vancouver Canucks to re-sign Quinn Hughes & Elias Pettersson, and more. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago

How does Kirill Kaprizov's Wild deal compare to other top NHL rookies?

How the $45 million deal for Wild winger Kirill Kaprizov stacks up against other recent contracts signed by players after they won the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie.
Last Word on Hockey 9 hours ago

Robert Thomas Re-Signs With the St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues have re-signed restricted free agent forward Robert Thomas to a 2-year contract worth $5.6 million, averaging $2.8 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23 season. 2x$2.8 https://t.co/BmY3Ko5Ae5 — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 22, 2021 Robert Thomas Re-Signs With the Blues Over his three-year NHL career, he has 22 […] The post Robert Thomas Re-Signs With the St. Louis Blues appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Sportsnet.ca 10 hours ago
Blues, Robert Thomas agree to two-year, $5.6M contract ahead of camp

Blues, Robert Thomas agree to two-year, $5.6M contract ahead of camp

The St. Louis Blues and forward Robert Thomas have agreed to a two-year, $5.6-million contract. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
10 hours ago

Blues' Thomas signs two-year deal

Every Blues player will now be under contract for the start of training camp on Thursday.
CBC News 10 hours ago
'This is the real me': Pierre-Luc Dubois confident despite difficult 1st season with Winnipeg Jets

'This is the real me': Pierre-Luc Dubois confident despite difficult 1st season with Winnipeg Jets

Forced to navigate multiple quarantines, a highly publicized run-in with his former coach, a blockbuster trade, injuries and loneliness — the Winnipeg Jets centre was never comfortable during a roller-coaster 2020-21 campaign set against the COVID-19 pandemic's backdrop.
Montreal Gazette 11 hours ago

Canadiens wrap up rookie camp with win over university all-star team

Jesse Ylönen, who wasn't at rookie camp after refusing to be vaccinated for COVID-19, among 69 players invited to main training camp.

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  • 3 Jonathan Drouin

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