The Boston Bruins have made their first wave of roster cuts and A.J. Greer is endearing himself to Bruins fans.
More on that, Boston Bruins and NHL news, as well as NHL trade rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
There weren’t any real surprises in the first wave of cuts from training camp for the Boston Bruins.
Have the Boston Bruins found a Milan Lucic clone in winger A.J. Greer? Greer and his teammates certainly hope so.
Boston Bruins center Jack Studnicka knows it’s now or never if he wants to remain a Bruin past this season.
National Hockey Now
NYI: So what can be learned from the first two preseason games for the New York Islanders?
PGH: At this time in his career and life, returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins was the best decision for Josh Archibald.
PHI: Thankfully Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier will not need another back surgery but he is still week-to-week with semblance of a timetable on his return.
WSH: The Washington Capitals are going to try new center Dylan Strome on the half-wall on the powerplay.
FLA: If both Sergei Bobrovsky and Spencer Knight are still Florida Panthers next season, the team will be taking a $14.5 million cap hit between the pipes.
DET: Defenseman Elmer Soderblom has made a good first impression at Detroit Red Wings training camp and in preseason action.
COL: The Colorado Avalanche have made their first wave of cuts in training camp.
VGK: The Vegas Golden Knights did the same with their camp roster.
SJS: Have the San Jose Sharks answered any of the multitude of questions surrounding them as they entered camp?
Canada Hockey Now
MTL: A rising salary cap is coming at the perfect time for a team like the Montreal Canadiens who are in a retool/rebuild.
VAN: Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini has been accused of abusing his three children.
CGY: Our man in Calgary, Steve Macfarlane, gives the Flames perspective on the Greer-Milan Lucic angle mentioned above.
Here’s more from Elliotte Friedman on the rising NHL salary cap.