One night after Boston Bruins captain Brad Marchand called the NHL ‘soft’, Blackhawks rookie Connor Bedard was injured on a clean, open-ice hit.
That, NHL news, the latest NHL trade rumors, and more in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
Boston Hockey Now: Boston Bruins captain Brad Marchand is tired of the new-wave NHL underappreciating Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby.
Boston Hockey Now: Here’s one last look at that 6-5 game Sidney Crosby and the Penguins one over the Boston Bruins and Brad Marchand.
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Montreal Hockey Now: He may not have had the offensive output everyone expected at the World Junior Championship, but gold medal-winning Boston University defenseman Lane Hutson had to have impressed the Montreal Canadiens.
Buffalo Hockey Now: Who is the 2024 All-Star representative for the Buffalo Sabres?
Florida Hockey Now: What a shame (said no one outside of Panthers fans) that Nick Cousins was placed on injured reserve by the Florida Panthers.
Detroit Hockey Now: When was the last time ‘The California Triangle’ was swept by the Detroit Red Wings?
TSN: Is former Boston Bruins goalie Martin Jones (albeit a Bruin for a few hours) becoming a feel-good story for the Toronto Maple Leafs?
The Eye Test: Reality has set in, and it’s time for a culture change with the Ottawa Senators.
Sports Logos: Here’s a look at the new third jerseys for the Bruins’ next opponent, the Tampa Bay Lightning.
New Jersey Hockey Now: Chicago Blackhawks rookie sensation Connor Bedard got knocked out of the Blackhawks’ 4-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils thanks to a textbook, clean open-ice hit from Devils Defenseman Brendan Smith.
Chicago Hockey Now: Even Chicago Blackhawks head coach Luke Richardson had no issues with the Brendan Smith hit on Connor Bedard.