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Dan’s Daily: HNIC Roasts Burke, Marc-Andre Fleury Brilliant in Win

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NHL trade, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brian Burke

New Pittsburgh Penguins President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke will arrive in Pittsburgh on Sunday, but his Hockey Night in Canada colleague gave him a sendoff on his final broadcast. The Edmonton Oilers cut loose an old Pittsburgh Penguins fan favorite, Penguins winger Jason Zucker ribbed Bryan Rust, and the Hockey News examined the five players in the NHL trade rumors who need a change of scenery.

Brian Burke untied his tie and said goodbye to Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday. They couldn’t resist a few digs, too (Sportsnet)

Jason Zucker answered a serious question about COVID protocols with some good pokes at Bryan Rust (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

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Matt Larkin of The Hockey News looks at the five players in the NHL trade rumors who need a change of scenery, from Sam Bennett to Vince Dunn (Hockey News)

I think Calgary is going to hang onto Bennett. He scored Saturday night, and I think the organization received his message as he has also been getting more ice in better situations. He’ll remain with Flames unless someone comes to the table with a solid offer…

The Edmonton Oilers waived James Neal (Edmonton Journal)

Grading the Philadelphia Flyers at their quarter mark of the season (Philly Hockey Now)

The New York Islanders bedevil the Penguins. They also drive the Boston Bruins crazy, including on Saturday night when they beat Boston (Boston Hockey Now)

Christian Arnold looks at the Islanders’ turning point Saturday. In short–don’t leave Mathew Barzal uncovered (NYI Hockey Now)

Sidney Crosby’s summer workout partner Nathan MacKinnon is healthy and ready to go after an LBI that the team said was week-to-week but was just a few days (Colorado Hockey Now)

The San Jose Sharks desperately need the BEST version of Erik Karlsson. San Jose is holding its breath as Karlsson was injured Saturday, and their blueline is failing (San Jose Hockey Now)

Marc-Andre Fleury was BRILLIANT on Saturday. He earned a 3-1 win over San Jose. Read all about it (Vegas Hockey Now)

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Frank
Frank
7 months ago

The torch carrying for Marc Andre goes on and on. I am right there with you as he was an outstanding goaltender while here and at least based on what I read and see an even better human being. There is no shortage or articles/commentary/video of how he continues to do that for Vegas. I suspect with some restrictions that will come with age . ..that will continue until he plays his last game. I am thinking his last game will be for a team other than Vegas, but I am also thinking the chances of that being the Penguins… Read more »

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