Milan Lucic is thriving under Darryl Sutter in Calgary, Ovi continues his march up the goal-scoring list, the Penguins might be interested in a Toronto defenceman, and more news and notes from around the National Hockey League.
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Calgary: Milan Lucic, of all people, is off to a hot start for the Calgary Flames. He has scored four goals in the past six games and is enjoying Calgary’s 7-1-3 start to the season.
Montreal: Jon Still looks at Habs team that is looking to Carey Price, and what his presence could mean.
Toronto: Impact on the Maple Leafs of Petr Mrazek going on LTIR.
Toronto: My five takeaways from Toronto’s 5-1 defeat vs. Los Angeles. Danault, Quick, and speed kills. (ToHN+)
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Pittsburgh: The Penguins need blueline help, so they could be looking towards Toronto.
Washington: Alex Ovechkin scored his 741st goal in Monday’s win over Buffalo. He is tied for fourth all-time with Brett Hull.
Boston: Tuukka Rask was spotted on the ice at the Bruins’ practice facility. Rask is an unrestricted free agent who is rehabbing after offseason hip surgery but if he does return to action, he has insisted that it be the Bruins.
San Jose: The Sharks’ Covid crew is heading in the right direction but they can’t cross into Canada for upcoming road games at Winnipeg and Calgary.
Florida: The Rangers ended the Panthers’ unbeaten run. Can’t win ‘em all.
Colorado: Terry Frei says to pump the brakes on the talk of firing Jared Bednar, even though a 4-5-1 start is not what the Avalanche had in mind.
Vegas: Looking into the future, at what the Golden Knights lines could be when they are finally healthy…and cap compliant.
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