There probably hasn’t been enough made about the Dallas Stars’ unmitigated disaster of a season, going from 109 points and a division title to 73 points in 75 games thus far. Lambert took a hard look at what the Stars could and should do on the ice this offseason, but what about behind the bench? When the local media treat the firing of a head coach as a formality, one trends to treat it as such.
In the last two months, there have been three incidents that have given people pause about the NHL’s goalie concussion protocol. The first was Mike Smith of the Arizona Coyotes, who was forced from a game due to the protocol despite not having a concussion. It’s just a two-minute penalty to get your starting goalie out?
Much like their arch nemesis, the postman, dogs will trudge through all sorts of conditions to complete a task, even if that task is just completing a round of fetch. The golden retriever in this clip was treated to some time on the center ice of Washington, D.C.’s Verizon Center on Saturday, before the game between the Capitals and the Coyotes began. When the dog wants to play catch with the puck on the ice at Verizon Center, you play catch with the dog on the ice at Verizon Center.