Three players out for Blues with injuriesThe St. Louis Blues are hit hard by injuries after seeing the likes of Colton Parayko, Jaden Schwartz, and Tyler Bozak go down. It seems that the club will need to find a way to keep their chances alive. They still need other players to step up to earn more wins.
Alexis Lafrenière's unique first year as an NHL pro playerAs a rookie from Canada, Alexis Lafrenière is in the midst of a unique first NHL season. Navigating the NHL world during a pandemic is hard to do. At just 19 years of age, this is the number one pick’s first time away from home for an extended period of time.
Canadiens fire Julien as coachA tough stretch in the last eight games has seen the Montreal Canadiens come up with the tough call to remove Claude Julien from his post as head coach. It seems that the Canadiens want a new form and need a fresh start in the coming games.
Oilers beat Canucks for fourth straight winThe Edmonton Oilers rallied from three goals down to steal a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks at the Rogers Arena. They willed to win and wrote one of the best comeback stories early in the 2021 NHL season so far.
How Engelland set the standard for VegasDeryk Engelland opted to step out of the game and call it quits as he retired back in December 2020. So far, the veteran defenceman has proven himself to be one of the best players that the league has seen despite not playing at a star level. He has left a wonderful legacy for the game.
How Ortio can lead the Barys to a titleJoni Ortio made the biggest move of his ice hockey career by going to the KHL playing for the Barys Nur-Sultan. He wants to help the team reach the Gagarin Cup and make a title run.
Trouba set to miss games for RangersThe New York Rangers took another hit in their roster with Jacob Trouba out with an injury. This means that the team is actively searching for other options within the squad for their next games. Their defence is becoming a problem and losing Trouba made it worse.
Fresh start: Nate SchmidtNate Schmidt was sent to the Vancouver Canucks in 2020 by the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. It was a shocking move from the Golden Knights considering that they entered the 2021 season with a much better chance to win.
How Bowness can lead the Stars to successCoach Rick Bowness will have more chances to lead his team to the Stanley Cup as he inked a two-year deal with the Dallas Stars in 2020. The coach has proven to be capable of pushing his team to the limit but he never expected the squad to make a run for the final.
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