Should the Boston Bruins be in on the Patrick Kane NHL trade sweepstakes when he becomes available?
That, more Boston Bruins, and NHL news. Also, the latest in NHL trade and free agent rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
It was most definitely a Sunday Funday for both fan bases as the day after the Boston Bruins won their season opener 6-3 over the Arizona Coyotes at a sold out TD Garden, Bruins winger Brad Marchand made a surprise appearance at Bruins practice and participated in rush drills and 2-on-2’s and then the New England Patriots beat the Cleveland Browns 38-15.
With Boston Brandon Carlo not available to play Monday, the Boston Bruins called up defenseman Dan Renouf for tonight’s game against the Florida Panthers at TD Garden.
Was former Boston University forward A.J. Greer born to be a Bruin? The Joliette, Quebec native sure plays like it and his kissing of the spoked B crest on his Bruins jersey showed his passion for the Original 6 franchise.
National Hockey Now
NYI: Speaking of the Hockey East, former Boston College star forward and New York Islanders forward Oliver Wahlstrom scored in his season debut Saturday after missing the season opener on Thursday.
PGH: Despite being his team’s top center, Sidney Crosby isn’t taking as many faceoffs thus far this season as head coach Mike Sullivan tries to throw off opponents.
PHI: Felix Sandstrom will back up Carter Hart when the Philadelphia Flyers kick off a three-game roadie on Tuesday in Tampa Bay against the Lightning.
WSH: The Washington Capitals signed forward Sonny Milano to a one-year, league minimum ($750,000), contract.
FLA: The Bruins will be introduced to a new-look Florida Panthers powerplay tonight that so far, has looked pretty damn good.
DET: Detroit Red Wings blue line prospect Simon Edvinsson is embracing his role in the AHL with the Grand Rapids Griffins.
DAL: Former Boston Bruins and current Dallas Stars veteran center Tyler Seguin has become a mentor for Stars rookie Wyatt Johnston.
VGK: Goalie Aidin Hill looked impressive with a 31-save performance in his Vegas Golden Knights debut.
SJS: A 0-4-0 start to the season isn’t the biggest problem for the San Jose Sharks right now.
Canada Hockey Now
MTL: My former teammate at Montreal Hockey Now, Marco D’Amico, interviewed current Northeastern University defenseman and Montreal Canadiens prospect Jayden Struble and discussed his decision to stay for his senior season with the Huskies.
CGY: Once again, defenseman Michael Stone has become an integral part of the blue line for the Calgary Flames after making the team on a PTO out of training camp.
Pat Brisson, the agent for Chicago Blackhawks star winger Patrick Kane said that he and his client will discuss trade options with the Blackhawks when the time is right for Kane and the team. Right now, that will likely be in the days leading into the March 3 2023 NHL trade deadline Should the Bruins pounce then?