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.
Pyrotechnics explode as the Vegas Golden Knights name and logo is revealed during the Las Vegas NHL team name Unveiling ceremony on November 22, 2016, at The Park at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The NHL still believes in the long-term success of the Vegas Golden Knights even with the NFL owners’ Monday decision to approve relocation of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.
For those who decry the decline in fighting – in “blood and guts” hockey – Tuesday presented a bloody moment, one fairly high on this season’s Muta scale. Also, for some, seeing it happen to Tom Wilson specifically may provide additional pleasure. Anyway, as you can see in the video above, Minnesota Wild winger Chris Stewart bloodied the Washington Capitals pest in a fight. Whether you’re for, against or neutral toward Wilson, it’s quite the sight. Wilson may be hurt, by the way. He missed some time but returned later in the contest.