This is an article that I will be doing weekly to summarize the important events of the NHL every Sunday starting this week. Any errors and news stories that you think should have been included, post a comment and I will review it to see if it is worthy.
The surreal feeling that the hockey season has actually started is gone, now it’s down to business. Here is my Week 2 summary of the comings and goings of the NHL.
Sunday October 12th 2014:
Monday October 13th 2014:
Tuesday October 14th 2014:
- Article explaining how much taxes that NHL players pay.
- Steven Stamkos put up the same amount of shots as the Buffalo Sabres on the same day.
- Boston Bruins sign Simon Gagne to a one-year $600k deal.
Wednesday October 15th 2014:
- Reddit user BetterCallStaal created a website to blare your team’s goal horn whenever you want!
- Jake Muzzin signs a 5-year $20 million contract extension with the LA Kings.
- Jonas Hiller makes 49 saves to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks.
Thursday October 16th 2014:
- Semyon Varlamov is placed on injured reserve.
- Pascal Dupuis is hit with puck, taken off the ice on a stretcher.
- Brad Marchand spears P.K. Subban in the groin during their first rivalry game of the season.
- Milan Lucic is fined $5000 for sexual gesture at Montreal Canadiens’ crowd.
- Jiri Sakic Dad’s reaction to his first goal.
- [NSFW (blood, some gore): Martin Havlat gets hit hard into the boards versus the Washington Capitals, sustains a major laceration to his face.
- NSFW (blood, stitches): Picture of Martin Havlat after getting a few stitches.
- New York Islanders were 4-0-0 for the 3rd time in franchise history.
- John Tavares had his 4th straight multi-point game.
Friday October 17th 2014:
- Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, and Radim Vrbata combined for a total of 17 points in their first 3 games.
- Vancouver Canucks sell-out streak is over at 474 games.
- The NHL announced that the Nashville Predators will host the 2016 All-Star game.
Saturday October 18th 2014:
- Henrik Zetterberg gives the crowd and his wife a heart sign after his game-winning goal vs. The Toronto Maple Leafs.
Cover Photo Credit: http://www.hdwallsource.com/nhl-wallpaper-15321.html