Tom’s Daily: Tuch Rests; DeBoer Ready to Go; USA Wins Gold!; Welcome to the Honda Division; Seattle Hires Botterill, Maciver; more.
Day two of Vegas Golden Knights training camp wasn’t quite as exciting as the first day, but Jonathan Marchessault did score for the second straight day. Alex Tuch was the only VGK forward out, but it was just a rest day according to head coach Pete DeBoer. (VHN)
DeBoer says he’s ready to go for his first full season with the Golden Knights. With video. (News3LV)
I’m a regular reader of Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts columns. Not only is he extremely plugged in when it comes to the league, his takes tend to be well thought out. If you haven’t read one before, start now. If you do read, here’s the latest. (Sportsnet)
Welcome to the Honda Division Golden Knights Fans! No, I’m not kidding. The NHL has sold the sponsorship title to all four divisions this year. (NHL.com)
The Seattle Kraken named former Buffalo Sabres GM Jason Botterill Assistant GM to Ron Francis yesterday, and also added former Chicago Blackhawks VP of Player Personnel Norm Maciver as Director of Player Personnel. (Buffalo News)
Team USA wins gold! A 2-0 blanking of Canada in the gold medal game at the WJC saw the US save its best game for last. (ESPN)
Here’s some Canadian reaction to the game (CBC)