Tom’s Daily: Today is the day! The Vegas Golden Knights host the Colorado Avalanche at Lake Tahoe for the team’s first outdoor game. Plus Makar a game-time decision; Outdoor games are good for playoff fortunes, Pierre-Edouward Bellemare goes viral; more.
The setting is beautiful, but this game is of major importance in the standings. Don’t look past that. (VegasHockeyNow)
Recent history suggests playing outdoors could be a good thing for the Golden Knights fortunes in the post-season. (VegasHockeyNow)
Cale Makar is a game-time decision for the Avs in today’s game. (ColoradoHockeyNow)
Former Golden Knight and now Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare went viral for a clip in which he learned today’s game isn’t actually being played ON Lake Tahoe. Hilarity Ensued. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Here’s another look at today’s matchup from the Sporting News.
In the other game being played at Lake Tahoe tomorrow, the Philadelphia Flyers may be going with a different look to the lineup because COVID-19 has really decimated the roster. (NBC Sports)
Brett Peterson is the NHL’s first black AGM – here’s a good look at his story. (ESPN)
As he hits 1,000 NHL games played, Sidney Crosby affirms he wants to stay in Pittsburgh for the rest of his career. (PittsburghHockeyNow)
The NHL cancelled the Boston Bruins outdoor practice at Lake Tahoe. (BostonHockeyNow)
College hockey is finally starting to see a little clarity when it comes to the post-season. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)