While many are trying to connect the potential trade dots on TOR GM Kyle Dubas being at last night’s NYR-CGY game at MSG, which I suppose is possible, it’s worth noting two things: 1. William Nylander’s agent Lewis Gross lives in Manhattan. 2. Dubas likes to go to hockey games.
John Tavares on Charles Wang: Extremely sad to hear the passing of Charles Wang. I was very fortunate to be around a man as caring and determined as him. He was such a devoted owner and human being, always wanting the best no matter what. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
TIL Sharks play-by-play announcer Randy Hahn was arrested for possession of methamphetamine in 1995 after being set up by his wife's stalker. She did the morning weather on Chicago TV and the stalker sent a package of meth to Randy in the mail and tipped off police.
Appears LA Kings players and management agree - the coach isn't the problem right now. Some players saying there is a lack of commitment from a few in the room. And Rob Blake addressed the team in closed door post-game meeting, where theme was importance of being "emotionally invested."
Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane are the 19th set of teammates in the modern era (since 1943-44) to have each scored 7+ goals through their team's opening 7 games and first since Jaromir Jagr and Tomas Sandstrom in 1995-96 w/ PIT.