Daily Nuggets: Fans Boost Golden Knights, Toews to Colorado?
The Vegas Golden Knights have a chance for a 2-0 series lead, and William Carrier said he feeds off the early energy from the fortress. The Carolina Hurricanes decimated the New Jersey Devils for their 2-0 lead. The NHL Department of Player (un)Safety smacked Florida Panthers forward Sam Bennett on the knuckles after he roughed up the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Jack Adams Award finalists were announced, but Bruce Cassidy was not among them. And could the Colorado Avalanche find a way to acquire Jonathan Toews?
Colorado getting Toews would be interesting, eh?
Florida and Carolina have 2-0 leads. The Golden Knights could get there, too. It seems the cream is rising to the top.
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Vegas Golden Knights:
Vegas Hockey Now: From the VGK practice. The first 10 minutes were behind black curtains, shrouded in secrecy. Carrier feeds off the crowd energy, and the Golden Knights’ bottom lines trapped Connor McDavid. More from the Golden Knights practice.
NHL Playoffs, Trade Chatter, & National Hockey Now:
NHL.com: Carolina looked like the Russian Army team of the 1970s. Such precision and smooth movement with the puck. It was a ballet. They blasted the Devils 6-1.
Colorado Hockey Now: It almost makes too much sense. NHL trade rumors are beginning to swirl for the rights to Jonathan Toews. It’s a perfect fit for the Colorado Avalanche.
LA Hockey Now: No more waiting. The LA Kings prospect must pick it up.
Montreal Hockey Now: The Hockey Hall of Fame committee usually shafts goalies. Will former Canadiens netminder Carey Price make the HoF?
Washington Hockey Now: What are they looking for — Youth? Experience? What are the qualities of the next coach for the Washington Capitals?
Boston Hockey Now: Cassidy’s replacement in Boston, Jim Montgomery, is a Jack Adams finalist.
TSN: When one goalie is on his head, it can have an effect. Florida has a 2-0 lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Is Sergei Bobrovsky in Ilya Samsonov’s head?
Florida Hockey Now: Sam Bennett roughed up the Maple Leafs. Friday, the NHL roughed up Bennett’s wallet, but no suspension.
TSN: We’ll see where the Golden Knights pick in the 2023 NHL Draft, but they have a first-round pick. Bob McKenzie’s updated NHL Draft Rankings have some changes near the top.