Tom’s Daily talks more trade rumors, a Wayne Gretzky rookie card sets a record, Disney is bringing back The Mighty Ducks,
Vegas Golden Knights
More and more names continue to get swept into the Golden Knights trade rumors pool. Let’s be honest, everyone has a price. That said, I think that while there is likely one more trade to be made, don’t get swept away in the rapidly flowing current.
Here’s a look at whether Jonathan Marchessault might not be a better acquisition for another team over Max Pacioretty. (NBC Sports)
It was only a matter of time before the name Alec Martinez ended up in the trade rumors too. Dave Pagnotta of The Fourth Period lists him among potential Golden Knights on the move. (The Fourth Period)
You can’t make all of the NHL owners, GMs and coaches happy all of the time. Especially when it comes to figuring out a new divisional alignment for this season. (Sportsnet)
Well of course they are. The NHL is facing backlash over reports it wants to buy COVID-19 vaccines privately. I’m sure every other league does too, but the NHL is getting roasted for it. (CityNews 1130)
A Wayne Gretzky rookie card just set a record, marking the first time a hockey card has sold for more than $1M (NHL.com)
A judge has left the door open for the family of the late Steve Montador to pursue legal action against the NHL after his ruling. (TSN)
They’re back! Picking up where the movies left off, Disney has announced the return of Gordon Bombay and The Mighty Ducks in a new series on Disney+.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers continues the legacy of hockey's finest fowls. 🏒 The series picks up where the films left off. Emilio Estevez returns as Gordon Bombay and @thelaurengraham is joining the flock. Coming to @DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/r6JwLDYzmx
— Disney (@Disney) December 10, 2020
Tom’s Daily: Zach Whitecloud growing; HSK preapre for camp
Tom’s Daily: Zach Whitecloud is increasing his role; Dubois trade rumors; Henderson Silver Knights prepare for training camp; NWHL will bubble up; more.
Zach Whitecloud is growing his role with the Vegas Golden Knights this season, and it’s good to see for the young defenseman. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Henderson Silver Knights have rounded out the coaching staff and are preparing to open training camp. (KLAS)
According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, Canadian teams will actually fly less this year. The more you know. (TSN)
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored last night, but he also didn’t play very much. Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has denied benching him. Either way, this looks like two semi trucks headed right at each other. Not good. (TSN)
What is the trade market like for Dubois anyway? Lyle Richardson took a good look at it. (Spector’s Hockey)
Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Calvert wears a pink visor. Here’s why. (ColoradoHockeyNow)
The NWHL is going to bubble up for the season in Lake Placid, NY. (Sportsnet)
Kim Davis, the NHL’s Senior Executive Vice President of Social Impact, says equality in the NHL is a ‘movement, not a moment’. (NBCSports)
Tom’s Daily: Alex Tuch Skates; Nick Holden Gone; Chance Bobble!
Tom’s Daily: Alex Tuch skates; Nick Holden gone; New Chance bobblehead; NHL season predictions; Larkin gets the “C” in Detroit and much more.
Alex Tuch remains day-to-day, but did skate yesterday and could be back for the season opener on Thursday. (CBS Sports)
Here’s why the Golden Knights were able to part ways with Nick Holden. (VHN)
COVID-19 is no joke, and the Vegas Golden Knights know you have to take it seriously. Hopefully the team stays away from the dreaded virus. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
I’m a bobblehead guy. I have several bobbleheads that chronicle my journey through hockey and some others that are just a lot of fun to have. So I’m pretty excited to see this new one featuring Chance the Golden Knights mascot. (News3LV)
Everybody makes predictions this time of year, and ours will be coming soon. But for now, here’s NHL.com’s season predictions. (NHL.com)
Hockey Triple-Header? Hockey Triple-Header! Today is the day and NBC Sports has wall-to-wall coverage for its US audience today. (NBC Sports)
A total of 27 players on nine teams tested positive so far for COVID-19 out of 12,000 tests. Of course, the Dallas Stars were hit the worst having to reschedule the season opener. (Yahoo! Sports)
Dylan Larkin has been named the 37th captain in Detroit Red Wings history. The list is long and distinguished. (TSN)
This week’s 31 thoughts from Elliotte Friedman. (Sportsnet)
NHL coach lip reading will not be a thing this year as staff on the bench wears masks. (TSN)
The IIHF said it remains committed to Belarus co-hosting the next world championships despite other co-host Latvia protesting because of Belarussian crackdowns on opposition groups in the country by leader Alexander Lukashenko. (Fox Sports)
Tom’s Daily: Vegas Cuts Holden, Nine More; Dallas Back on the Ice
Tom’s Daily: Vegas Golden Knights trim roster by ten, including Nick Holden; Lake Tahoe game officially announced; Dallas Stars finally back on the ice; Evander Kane is bankrupt; more.
Ten Vegas Golden Knights players were placed on waivers to get the team’s roster down for the start of the NHL season this week. A few surprise names were on there including Nick Holden, but it’s not the end of the road for anyone waived by the VGK. (Vegas Golden Knights)
The NHL has officially announced the outdoor game for the Golden Knights in Lake Tahoe. (NHL.com)
Dallas is finally getting back on the ice after COVID-19 stopped everything cold. (ESPN.com)
Evander Kane has declared… BANKRUPTCY! But he doesn’t want to talk about it unlike Michael Scott. (SanJoseHockeyNow)
The waiver wire was chock full of surprises which because of the pandemic are not really surprises. Corey Perry, Loui Eriksson and more are now floating in NHL limbo. (TSN)
At his media avail yesterday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said it would be cheaper not to have a season. While that may be true, the league soldiers on through the pandemic. (LA Times)
Mike Milbury will not be returning to NBC’s NHL coverage this year. Finally! (Baltimore Sun)
Potential fantasy hockey sleepers and busts for your draft tonight. (Sports Illustrated)