Today on Tom’s Daily: Henderson Silver Knights open Lifeguard Arena; Strome Signs; Nyquist out 5-6 months; Rise and Fall of Joe Murphy
Vegas Golden Knights
The Henderson Silver Knights will open Lifeguard Arena on Tuesday morning at 10 am. The rink will serve as a practice facility for the HSK as well as a major center for youth hockey development in Henderson/Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Review-Journal).
If you’re really missing hockey right now, ATT Sportsnet is going to air replays from the Golden Knights 2019-20 season. (NHL.com)
Ryan Strome ends up with a 2-year, $4.5M AAV deal. Looks like $4M this year and $5M next. (TSN)
Big blow to the Columbus Blue Jackets as Gus Nyquist will be out 5-6 months from shoulder surgery. (NBC Sports)
With Ryan Pulock inked, Mathew Barzal’s deal looms large on the horizon for the Islanders. Lou Lamoriello has some figuring to do. (NYIHockeyNow)
Joe Murphy went from former first overall draft pick, NCAA and Stanley Cup champion to homelessness in Ontario. This book chronicles his saga, and this excellent article on SI.com examines the issue further.
As if there’s a choice! The NHL extended its agreement with video game maker EA Sports today for the NHL franchise. (NHL.com)
Also for those of you who do play NHL21, there’s a major update on the way. Here’s a breakdown of the patch notes (GameSpot).
Montgomery County, PA COVID-19 surge traced in part to adult hockey teams. (Patch.com)
That’s is for Tom’s Daily. Don’t miss our look at the Reverse Retro fourth jersey coming in a few weeks!