Justin Williams of the Washington Capitals and William Karlsson of the Columbus Blue Jackets collide during the second period at Verizon Center on March 28, 2016, in Washington, DC. Note: We’re once again pleased to partner with Dobber Hockey to provide fantasy hockey insight throughout the NHL season. This week we will take a look at Individual Point Percentage (IPP) and its potential impacts for your fantasy league.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman encourages people to boo him as majority owner Bill Foley looks on before the Vegas Golden Knights was announced as the name for Foley’s Las Vegas NHL franchise at T-Mobile Arena on November 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. There was one big thing the new Las Vegas franchise didn’t do before having their unveiling gala – make sure their trademark was approved. Mary Clarke of SBNation was the first to report Black Knight Sports & Entertainment (the holding company for the Vegas Golden Knights) had their application for a trademark denied.
NBCSN will continue its coverage of the 2016-17 campaign tonight when the Washington Capitals host the Boston Bruins at 8:00 p.m. ET. If you want to watch the game online, you can do so here. The Capitals put an end to their three-game losing streak by defeating the Buffalo Sabres in overtime on Monday night, but the biggest thing that came out of that game was coach Barry Trotz’s criticism of Alex Ovechkin. “If it’s going on again, then there’s not going to be a lot of power play and playing time,” Trotz said, per the Washington Post. “If my message is not getting through, then the only thing I have is really ice time.” On Tuesday, Ovechkin, who has five minor penalties in his last three games,