Good morning hockey world and welcome to the top hockey news of the day! What a wild Monday night it was in the NHL as the Winnipeg Jets scored their first win of the season while humbling the Oilers in the process, and Alberta’s other team got a huge monkey off of its back. Also on today’s puck wire, Zach Parise hits the ice, emotions will be high in Vegas tonight, and drama on the ice for the Golden Knights?
Top Hockey News of The Day
– The Calgary Flames finally slayed the beast last night and won a game in Anaheim against the Ducks for the first time since 2004. Ryan Pike of Flames Nation has the recap of this historic victory for the Flames.
– Alberta’s other team, the Edmonton Oilers, were humbled at home as the Jets dominated en route to a 5-2 victory at Rogers Place. Brett Litke of The Oilers Rig recaps the ugly loss for the Oil, which was Winnipeg’s first win of the year.
– Good news for the Minnesota Wild, Zach Parise is back at practice after missing the first two games of the season. The AP (via ESPN Newswire) gets some thoughts from some members of the Wild on the star’s impending return and what it could mean for the team.
– Emotions will be at a high tonight in Vegas when the Golden Knights open their home schedule against the Arizona Coyotes. The club will honor the first responders and victims from last week’s tragic shootings prior to puck drop at TMobile Arena. Sports Illustrated has more on what will be an emotional night.
– Last week, Vegas made a few shocking moves when they sent Shea Theodore, Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov to the AHL. Theodore and Tuch have dominated the top minor league but Shipachyov has been nowhere to be found. Where is the Russian center? Apparently he’s in Vegas, isn’t skating and isn’t happy. More from CBS Sports.
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