Dude, bad form. Vegas Golden Knights center Jack Eichel may have vented a little residual anger, but he took a pretty good swipe at Buffalo Sabres fans. Pittsburgh Penguins winger Kasperi Kapanen was rotating on the fourth line at practice on Thursday, a sign that he or Zach Aston-Reese will be getting press box nachos on Friday against Vegas. Scouts break down the bargain defensemen on the NHL trade block, and the Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes could be hooking up, too.
Jaromir Jagr gave Ovechkin a friendly chirp. And we dove into the Penguins and Vancouver Canucks NHL trade rumors.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: What makes sense and what doesn’t? The Penguins are Vancouver Canucks are circling each other. The Vancouver media are tossing out names, but not everything fits. We break down the Pittsburgh Penguins trade chatter.
Mike Matheson was a full go at practice, and Kasperi Kapanen rotated on the fourth line. Shelly Anderson has the whole story. Penguins practice.
The Penguins signed Princeton winger Corey Andonovski after a bit of a breakout season. I appreciate the ‘ski.’ Get highlights and full deets on the new Penguins prospect.
PHN+: And–how are the players and head coach Mike Sullivan dealing with the NHL trade deadline?
From the Vancouver side–the Canucks deadline: wins, trades, and contracts must fit needs. Vancouver Canucks decisions.
NHL Trade Chatter, News & National Hockey Now
Montreal Hockey Now: The Canadiens and Hurricanes are chatting. Montreal has a few players who could bolster the Hurricanes, but who could Montreal swipe from Carolina? Montreal Canadiens analysis.
Carolina getting stronger should scare the Penguins…
Sportsnet: This is a deep dive of the bargain bin defensemen on the NHL trade block, including Robert Hagg, who we believe would fit the Penguins.
I have press box nachos. Jeff Marek likes rink fries. Here are 36 interesting candidates to watch leading up to the deadline.
Vegas: Boy, oh boy, Jack Eichel didn’t spare the Sabres fans. He ripped them good Thursday night after they gave him the Jaromir Jagr treatment–they booed every time he touched the puck. Vegas Golden Knights postgame.
NY Post: All is not well with the New York Rangers, according to Larry Brooks.
And, my favorite story today…
Washington: “Come on, Ovi,” Jaromir Jagr tweeted. Jagr, who has been raising piles of cash to help Ukraine, obviously isn’t holding that against the formerly Putin-friendly Ovechkin. Washington Capitals news.
Come on Ovi ,I already send a video to congratulate you,I need a motivation to come back😳I believe, every record has it own aura, own protection.Can anybody find out how many shots on net need Wayne Gretzky to beat Gordie Howe record? ( from 801 to 802 )That would be interesting https://t.co/j3qripNWxq
— Jaromir Jagr (@68Jagr) March 10, 2022