File it under a pair of headlines you didn’t expect to read on a Saturday morning. Washington Capitals tough guy Tom Wilson owns a boxing club in Washington DC, and the franchise’s first outlet will be here in Pittsburgh. Marc-André Fleury spoke about the end of his career, the Pittsburgh Penguins have a new helmet sponsor, and we looked at the remaining PTOs looking for a deal before training camps started.
And Jimmy Murphy updated the discussions in the NHL commercial market regarding Jack Eichel and PK Subban.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The Penguins have a new helmet sponsor, aptly named.
TSN: Sidney Crosby explained a bit about his wrist surgery. He confirmed what we know – he doesn’t expect to run out of time, and surgery was the last resort.
PHN +: There are still a few PTO candidates who could help the Pittsburgh Penguins, but the time to sign is this weekend before camp. Here are the first four.
And – We’re 1-0 with our predictions for the Pittsburgh Steelers. John Perrotto manages our sports betting outlook. DraftKings is offering a payout of $ 200 with a stake of $ 1. Here is the preview, odds and predictions for Perrotto of the Raiders-Steelers.
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Boston: “The chatter has resumed. Pat Brisson has a lot more juice, ”a source told Jimmy Murphy of the NHL trade rumors surrounding Jack Eichel, though another source played down PK Subban’s gossip.
Lace them up.
Sportsnet: Sportsnet’s title was a bit tricky. Former Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender (and former NHL trade manager) and current Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marc-André Fleury have spoken about retirement and admitted it could be his final season. . He laughed as he said it, but–Fleury knows the end is near.
Toronto Sun: Cross one of the PTOs off our list. Toronto Maple Leafs Invite Nikita Gusev at the camp for a tryout.
TSN: 2022 NHL Draft to be held in Montreal – with fans and media IN PRESENCE
The raging Delta variant means that I always take these future plans with a grain of salt until we surpass vaccination rates by 80 or 90% (I’ll leave the necessary level for experts and scientists). We thought his business would be done by now, but here we are, although it is nice to plan for the future.
Also on media days in Chicago, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said he expected the salary cap to increase by $ 1 million next season.
Detroit: The Red Wings took the lead this summer. Bob Duff examines three times the Detroit Red Wings goaltender’s moves worked …and three who did NOT.
Let’s be honest, the stories that DIDN’T work are funnier.
Colorado: takeaways from Colorado Avalanche rookie camp tournament.
Vancouver: The Vancouver Canucks rookie camp brought combat drills and highlights. I love myself some combat exercises …