BHN Daily Links: Cole Perfetti Turns Heads, Bridge For McAvoy? | Boston Hockey Now
Connect with us

BHN Puck Links

BHN Daily Links: Cole Perfetti Turns Heads, Bridge For McAvoy?

Published

on

The Hlinka Gretzky Cup continued yesterday in the Czech Republic with the semifinal matchups. Team Canada edged Sweden 3-2 in their matchup, but the story was 2020 draft eligible Cole Perfetti. The young sniper has turned heads this summer with his performances in the World Junior Summer Showcase and Hlinka. His stock has risen quite a bit. More on the young star in a moment. Here are the top stories from around the NHL on Saturday, August 9th.

Cole Perfetti scored five times in Team Canada’s 3-2 victory over Sweden at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup yesterday afternoon. The young sniper scored a pair of goals in regulation, then three times in the shootout as Canada won 3-2. Perfetti, who plays for Saginaw of the OHL, is making quite a name for himself. (NHL.com)

Are the Boston Bruins angling for a bridge deal with RFA D Charlie McAvoy? Our very own Jimmy Murphy has the latest on the situation with Boston’s top remaining unsigned free agent. (Boston Hockey Now +)

The Pittsburgh Penguins prospect system has been decimated over the years thanks to trades and low picks as the team competes for the Cup. The cupboard isn’t totally bare, however. Our colleague Dan Kingerski takes a look at the bottom half of Pittsburgh’s top ten prospects. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

The Edmonton Oilers have made a habit out of drafting players that decide to take the college route of development. Has that paid off for the club? (Lowetide.ca)

Alex is a 2016 graduate of Springfield College who is currently a writer with Boston Hockey Now and The Oilers Rig. Outside of writing, you can find Alex in rinks around New England as the Play-by-Play voice of the USPHL’s Boston Junior Bruins. In addition, he does broadcasting work for Northeastern University, Holy Cross And UMass-Lowell. Reach him on Twitter: @Alex_Thomas14

Copyright ©2019 National Hockey Now and Boston Hockey Now.

Boston Hockey Now in your Inbox

Sign up and get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox!

Thank you!

Oops!

Send this to a friend