The Boston Bruins may not have anymore ‘Cliffy Hockey’ on the blue line next season.
That, more NHL rumors, Stanley Cup Playoffs news and more in the latest BHN Daily:
With the Boston Bruins about to enter salary cap hell, this could be it for the Bruins and soon-to-be unrestricted free agent defenseman Connor Clifton.
Stanley Cup Playoffs
Vegas Hockey Now: The Edmonton Oilers pummeled the Vegas Golden Knights 5-1 in Game 2, and Evander Kane was the same old dirty Evander Kane.
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ESPN: Hot-shot rookie defenseman Luke Hughes will make his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut in Game 2 for the New Jersey Devils.
San Jose Hockey Now: An early favorite for the Conn Smythe Trophy, defenseman Brent Burns has been a beat for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Florida Hockey Now: In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, home hasn’t been as great for the high-flying Florida Panthers.
TSN: After the very questionable and WWE-style takedown by Sam Bennett, rookie Matthew Knies won’t be suiting up anytime soon for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Seattle Times: The city of Seattle is rallying behind the Seattle Kraken.
National Hockey Now
Montreal Hockey Now: It’s not so far-fetched that Sean Monahan could bypass unrestricted free agency and re-sign with the Montreal Canadiens.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: What will be the biggest and most important task for the next general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins?
Washington Hockey Now: Relating to youth but also having veteran experience are the main qualities required for the next head coach of the Washington Capitals.
Chicago Hockey Now: Even though Connor Bedard is likely gone when they pick at the 2023 NHL Draft, there will be plenty of high-end prospects still available for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Colorado Hockey Now: This past season, forward Logan O’Connor was asked to do too much for the Colorado Avalanche.
LA Hockey Now: What potential unrestricted free agents could be coming and going for the Los Angeles Kings?
San Jose Hockey Now: Who will the San Jose Sharks draft at the 2023 NHL Draft?
Calgary Hockey Now: Could Mikael Backlund become the next captain of the Calgary Flames?
The New York Rangers mutually parted ways with head coach Gerard Gallant.