Tom’s Daily: COVID coaches; GMKM takes over; Pacioretty hat trick; Grading the Golden Knights; Chayka suspension and more.
Max Pacioretty recorded his seventh career hat trick to help the Vegas Golden Knights earn a shootout point against the St. Louis Blues last night. (VegasHockeyNow)
Players didn’t even know what was happening until they got to the rink, but the entire Vegas Golden Knights coaching staff isolated due to COVID-19 precautions yesterday. GM Kelly McCrimmon took over behind the bench. (CBS Sports)
Grading the Golden Knights: A crazy night for the franchise and a 5-4 shootout point. (VegasHockeyNow)
It’s lonely at the top, even if it’s for slightly less than two hours. (Russian Machine Never Breaks)
Former Arizona Coyotes GM John Chayka has been suspended by the NHL for the remainder of 2021. (Arizona Sports.com)
Jack Campbell out ‘weeks’ for Toronto Maple Leafs after suffering leg injury. (NHL.com)
The NWHL is going after Barstool Sports and its CEO in an escalating feud. (ESPN)