The Hockey Now group has hired veteran writer Steve Carp to cover the Vegas Golden Knights and already he is weighing on what appears to be a new era of Golden Knights hockey.
Marc-Andre Fleury will be wearing a Chicago Blackhawks jersey this season. The Golden Knights no longer have a flag carrier to rally them through difficult times.
Carp asks, Is there life after Marc-Andre Fleury?
Rumor of the Day
NYI Hockey Now isn’t buying that the Islanders in New York will bite on Vladimir Tarasenko. They have other needs.
Around the NHL
Pittsburgh: It seems as if Brian Burke is saying the Penguins veteran core group has to prove itself this season or be broken up?
Boston: Patrice Bergeron does not have a contract beyond this season. Could they lose Bergeron? Not likely, says columnist Jimmy Murphy, unless Arizona moves to Quebec City?
Philadelphia: Long-time Flyers player and executive Paul Holmgren elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Is the Flyers Hall next?
Denver: Former NHL player and current Avalanche broadcaster Peter McNab was also voted into the U.S. Hall.
Florida: Panthers development camp starts today, including 12th overall pick Anton Lundell.
Detroit: All eyes on Lucas Raymond when he takes the ice at the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City. Top goalie prospect Sebastian Cossa will also be there.
San Jose Podcast: Our Kevin Allen, Bob Duff, and Sheng Peng talk about how the San Jose Sharks could move forward with Evander Kane.