Zajac retires with the New Jersey Devils after a 15-year careerTravis Zajac played out the majority of his 15-year NHL career with the New Jersey Devils. He re-signed with the Devils on a one-day contract to retire with his favourite team. Zajac will stay with the organization as a player development consultant.
Panarin not going for a big role as Rangers’ captainArtemi Panarin is ready for more action in the league but does not want to be the next captain for the New York Rangers. The second man for the Rangers’ last three captains does not want to take the lead for the team as he believes that there are better players than him.
Patrick Kane is not letting injuries stop him from performingPatrick Kane has indicated that he is working through an issue that bothered him during the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2020-21 campaign but he won’t let that stop him. He wants to keep performing which is why he’s doing everything to recover properly.
Ovechkin set to continue the chase for NHL goal recordAlex Ovechkin is gearing up for a big run in the 2022 season and will keep going in his climb in the NHL goal scoring list. The Washington Capitals are ready for a comeback season after falling short in the 2021 run where they did not get a chance at the Stanley Cup.
Matthews' injury progress doing well for LeafsAuston Matthews may be back for the Toronto Maple Leafs earlier than expected. The star is one of the best players for the Leafs and having him back from his surgery should be a boost for the team’s opener for the 2022 season and beyond.
Zach Parise believes he fits in with the New York IslandersNHL veteran Zach Parise agreed to a contract with the New York Islanders. The 37-year-old looks to spend the last few years of his career in the Big Apple. He was bought out by the Minnesota Wild back in July 2021 and he wants to end his career on a high note in NYC.
Crosby set to miss early games for 2022 seasonSidney Crosby will miss the start of the 2022 season for the Pittsburgh Penguins after he had surgery on his left wrist. The star will have to take a rest and hope that the team can fare well with him at the sidelines for the first few games.
Canes set to miss Gardiner for 2022 seasonJake Gardiner will have surgeries on his hip and back, which leaves him out of the lineup for the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2022 season. This is a huge blow to the Canes after a strong run in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs with the star leading the way for most of the season.
Toews keen to spark Chicago’s 2022 runJonathan Toews did not play in the 2021 season and it hurt the Chicago Blackhawks’ chances badly. The star is now set to return and help the team get a shot at the Stanley Cup Playoffs as he looks to push the team for a deeper run after missing a full season.
Matthew Samoskevich wants to earn his spot with the PanthersThe Florida Panthers picked Matthew Samoskevich in the 2021 NFL Draft. Most pundits are calling it a ‘steal’ but he just wants to earn his spot on the team. Panthers general manager Bill Zito has always targeted Matthew in the draft class and he’s pleased with the pick.