Could Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet be sending smoke signals to the Pittsburgh Penguins and Phil Kessel? Tocchet told The Athletic his team needs a 20-goal scorer and someone to count on to provide more offense. You would not be alone if your first thought was…Phil Kessel. Also, legendary goalie Patrick Roy will be the final interview for the Ottawa Senators head coaching gig and Bill Belichick is helping the Boston Bruins.
Rick Tocchet wants offense. Arizona media hasn’t added the name yet. So, let me do it for them. Phil Kessel (The Athletic)
It’s the story you’ve been dying to read on a Sunday morning in sunny Pittsburgh. Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots helping the Boston Bruins. Insert jokes in the comment spaces. But also check out the story from our boys at Boston Hockey Now (BHN)
Patrick Roy has emerged as THE candidate for the Ottawa Senators job (Ottawa Sun)
Vegas defenseman Colin Miller is on the trade block (Broad Street Hockey)
Here is the latest chapter with 11-year-old Laila, the St. Louis Blues super fan and inspiring disease fighter (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Brock Boeser contract talks aren’t moving quickly yet.
RFA talks continue with Boeser representation. Not moving too quickly but no concern.
— Dan Murphy (@sportsnetmurph) May 17, 2019
The Pittsburgh Penguins looming decisions are as much a debate about organizational philosophy as they are about debating the past and future. We also included comparisons to two of the oldest teams to win a Stanley Cup in the salary cap era (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)