Montreal Canadiens center Max Domi delayed his decision to join the team until he felt it was safe or there was enough information to make a more informed decision. The Pittsburgh Penguins are rounding into form and were able to hold themselves to only a few goals, while Patric Hornqvist and the quarantined nine have been cleared.
Shelly Anderson has coverage from the Penguins scrimmage. The Penguins held their stars off the score sheet unless you count Patrick Marleau who scored twice (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
The Penguins have cleared Patric Hornqvist and the other eight players including Sam Poulin and P-O Joseph to return to team activities. The nine players were voluntarily isolated due to secondary exposure.
Montreal Canadiens Carey Price has a funny idea how to stop Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin (The Score)
The NHL will announce the Hart Trophy nominees on Tuesday. There are a handful of potentials (TSN)
It’s too bad Malkin cooled after Crosby returned. He had an extraordinary season and I find myself rooting for him to get one more moment of recognition. His wife’s candid interview a couple of months ago raised my appreciation of Malkin even more.
We launched another Hockey Now outlet! Happy to welcome beat writer Sheng Peng in San Jose. He killed it on Day 1, and his first story was with a name you may remember, Johan Hedberg. Moose! Did you know Hedberg thought Penguins fans were booing him until he realized the chant was Moose? Hedberg also defended Martin Jones. Read on (San Jose Hockey Now)
The Florida Panthers gave Frank Vatrano a chance … It’s paid off well (Florida Hockey Now)
The Colorado Avalanche fourth line is shining in training camp. Colorado is going to be a dangerous team (Colorado Hockey Now)
Boston Bruins star and NHL-leading goal scorer David Pastrnak broke quarantine. Once the information was learned, five more Bruins were “unfit to play.” Pastrnak let down the Bruins and put the NHL return at risk (Boston Hockey Now)