Good afternoon hockey fans! As you get set for another full Thursday night slate in the NHL, let’s take a look back at the top hockey news from around the league on this fine late fall afternoon.
We’ll take a look back at the Blues’ victory over the Flames last night, the big women’s hockey battle in Boston, Vegas’ first trade drama and more.
– St. Louis has had another strong start to the season, but the Blues’ power play has been struggling thus far. Last night, those struggles were tossed out the window in a big home victory over the Calgary Flames. ESPN recaps the action from this Western Conference battle.
– Canada and the USA met last night in Boston in the second of an exhibition series between the teams leading up to this winter’s Olympic games. BC Interruption recaps the 5-1 victory for Canada and takes a look at the bright spots from the game from an American standpoint.
– Back in the spring, Vegas’ move to sign KHL star Vadim Shipachyov was considered a huge victory for the organization. Now, less than a month into the season, Shipachyov and his agent have been given permission to seek out a trade from the Golden Knights. Knights on Ice has more.
– The Pittsburgh Penguins quest to defend the Stanley Cup once again has started with a lot of injuries. On Tuesday against Edmonton, the club lost defender Justin Schultz, forcing the Pens to shuffle the roster a bit. The folks at Pensburgh have more.