The Canucks play a split squad Sunday afternoon against the Calgary Flames in two locations, one line-up hosting the visitors at Rogers Arena and the other heading to the Saddledome to play at 4 pm pacific.
— San Jose Hockey Now: The NHL is going to the Czech Republic at the start of the season, but there’s a catch. Czechia is firmly behind Ukraine and against Russia and may not let the Russian players participate. The Sharks players are banding together to support all of their teammates. San Jose Sharks news.
The Sharks are scheduled to play the Nashville Predators in Prague on October 7th and 8th.
— Vegas Hockey Now: In the 32 Thoughts Podcast, Elliotte Friedman says NHL teams wonder if the Golden Knights are up to something. A big move in the works?
— Chicago Sun-Times: Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews say they’re committed to Chicago despite the NHL trade rumours. Understandable particularly in one regard; it would be nice to stick with the Original Six franchise considering at some point both of their jerseys are headed to the rafters at United Center.
— Montreal Hockey Now: There’s a roster logjam in Montreal. GM Jeff Gorton says the Montreal Canadiens will be creative.
— Meanwhile, here’s a carry-over question from this past spring: Where will Jakob Chychrun end up? The big Arizona Coyotes defenceman confirmed to Arizona Sports that he wants to be traded to a contender.
“We talked about it at the end of last season, my desire to win in this league,” Chychrun told the media outlet.
NYI Hockey Now: Ilya Sorokin responded perfectly to our Stefen Rosner when the goalie was asked what he worked on this summer, “Stop puck.” More from New York Islanders camp.
Washington Hockey Now: Dylan Strome is a bit upset with the Chicago Blackhawks. He wants to make them pay for letting him walk. Washington Capitals camp.
Detroit Hockey Now: The players are loving the simplicity of Derek Lalonde’s system for the Detroit Red Wings.
Canucks camp wrap coming shortly. Enjoy the rest of the weekend folks!!