Fans block Greg Hardy from joining Indoor Football League team
Marcus Johansson recorded a goal and an assist to put the Caps up 4-2 after 40. Third period ahead.
The NHL is officially bringing games to China next season, as Commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks will faceoff in preseason games on Sept. 21 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and on Sept. 23 at Huaxi LIVE Wukesong’s Le Sports Center in Beijing, at a Wednesday press conference at the Beijing venue. “The 2017 NHL China Games represent the formal launch of what we hope will be a long and successful collaboration between our League, our teams and our partners in accelerating the development of hockey in China,” said Bettman. “We look forward to our first games in China and to a variety of initiatives that will inspire generations of Chinese players and fans.
The Carolina Hurricanes and Detroit Red Wings both exchanged signs of respect after Eddie Lack left last night’s game on a stretcher, but there’s a little controversy surrounding that situation … from the Red Wings’ perspective. You see, Andreas Athanasiou may not have collided with Lack if not for a shove/cross-check by Hurricanes forward Victor Rask. Athanasiou is out for the Red Wings tonight, and as the Detroit Free Press’ Helene St. James reports, he blames the Rask hit. Here’s a screen grab of that moment via NBCSN/the Fox Sports broadcast: Now, check it out in full motion: It’s unfortunate that two injuries came of that overtime-clincher, though one may at least mildly defend Rask in noting