The fallout continues from the Blackhawks’ investigation, and it’s not done yet. Kyle Beach took a big step forward Wednesday.
Chicago: Kyle Beach came forward as the ‘John Doe’ in the Chicago Blackhawks investigation. He spoke with Rick Westhead of TSN. This was a courageous interview for Beach, who finally had some vindication more than a decade later, after the investigation into the Blackhawks coverup of sexual assault allegations.
In star injury news, Sidney Crosby could be ready to go for Pittsburgh while Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings and Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning are both likely to miss a couple of months.
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Vancouver: Travis Hamonic is returning to the Canucks.
Calgary: Oliver Kylington is making progress as he hits his 100th NHL game. (CHN+)
Toronto: ‘Time to wake up’, Maple Leafs stars show signs of life (ToHN+)
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Chicago: Eddie Olczyk is aiming to run hockey ops for the Blackhawks.
Pittsburgh: Sidney Crosby appears ready to return to the Pittsburgh lineup.
Boston: The Bruins were outplayed by the Panthers.
Florida: Joel Quenneville coached the Panthers to Wednesday night’s win against Boston but did not meet the media. He will meet NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Thursday to discuss the allegations from his time in Chicago.
Detroit: Dylan Larkin scored the OT winner against Washington.
Vegas: Evgenii Dadonov potted the OT winner vs. Dallas.
Los Angeles: King defenceman Drew Doughty will be out for eight weeks after taking a knee-on-knee hit from Dallas Stars blueliner Jani Hakanpaa.
Tampa Bay: Lightning right winger Nikita Kucherov is out 8-10 weeks after surgery to address a lower-body injury.
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