Well now, Kevin Shattenkirk may have a little chip on his shoulder as begins a new chapter with his new team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Boston Bruins third jersey may have been leaked, the Pittsburgh Penguins released their promotional schedule including a Mike Lange bobblehead and a Jim Rutherford bobblehead. Also, Florida appears ready for a breakout. Again.
The Boston Bruins new third jerseys appear to have been leaked by a Reddit user. Photos of Boston’s newest uniform, a black version of the club’s Winter Classic jersey from last season showed up on Reddit and…it’s pretty cool (Boston Hockey Now)
The Tampa Bay Lightning chased defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk at the 2017 trade deadline. Then-GM Steve Yzerman made a push to sign him the following July as an unrestricted free agent. The Lightning failed but finally got their man on Sunday. The Lightning and Shattenkirk agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million deal Sunday Shattenkirk admitted he was not happy with the New York Rangers, either. (Sportsnet)
The Florida Panthers had a strong end to 2017-18. Many believed last year was going to be a big year for Florida. It wasn’t. After signing Sergei Bobrovsky and naming Joel Quenneville head coach, the pressure is on in Florida. In the words of Aleksander Barkov, there are no excuses now. (NHL.com)
The Pittsburgh Penguins promotional schedule was released Monday. Mike Lange bobblehead night! Also, it may be the first time a local franchise has released a bobblehead of their GM. Insert your Pirates jokes here. Here are the highlights of the schedule (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)