as declared in Wayne Gretzky was appointed coach of the Metropolitan Division team for Sunday’s NHL All-Star game in place of Columbus Coach John Tortorella, who relinquished the job earlier this week.
NHL still undecided on OlympicsThere was nothing new on the Olympics front for the NHL, Bettman said in his state-of-the-league address Saturday.
Without a decision on its participation, the league cannot announce the site for the 2018 All-Star game were it to forgo its Olympic involvement.
Gretzky, an ambassador for the league’s centennial celebrations and one of the top 100 players honored by the NHL on Friday, got the job Saturday.
The All-Star coaches were determined by which teams had the best record at the halfway point of the schedule.
as mentioned in LOS ANGELES — Three takeaways from Sunday’s NHL All-Star Game, which was won by the Metropolitan Division 4-3 over the Pacific Division:1.
You’re seeing the speed and skill of the game’s best players with a ton of goals scored early on.
“It was very special,” Atkinson said of getting to play in the All-Star Game for the first time.
He had two goals and five points total, including the game-tying goal against the Pacific in the championship game.
CAM ATKINSON BELONGEDThe Columbus Blue Jackets forward was initially snubbed for the game.
as mentioned in Patrick will have an opportunity to watch the NHL All-Star Game before joining 39 other players in the CHL Top Prospects Game.
1 on NHL Central Scouting’s midterm list of North American skaters eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft, favors the Central Division in the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday (3:30 p.m.
Here are other NHL All-Star Game predictions from a few other participants in the CHL Top Prospects Game (NHL Central Scouting midterm ranking in parenthesis):Nico Hischier (2), C, Halifax: “I like the Central because they’re young and there’s different skill sets on that team.
Patrick predicts the Central Division will face the Pacific Division in the final because “any team with Connor McDavid is a safe pick.”
Nick Suzuki (16), C, Owen Sound: “The NHL players have a lot of fun with the 3-on-3 format; it’s exciting.
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