Jordan Fransoo

#52D,
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 178
Born:
Birth Place: North Battleford, Saskatchewan
Draft: 2011 7th round (186th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Mario Lemieux is ‘fine’ with Josh Ho-Sang wearing number 66
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    Mario Lemieux is ‘fine’ with Josh Ho-Sang wearing number 66

    Believe it or not, many people have an issue with Islanders rookie Josh Ho-Sang wearing number 66, but it sounds like former Penguins great Mario Lemieux isn’t one of them. On Thursday, Lemieux made it clear that Ho-Sang using his number wasn’t an issue. “I’m fine with it,” Lemieux said via a spokesperson, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “It’s just a number. Number 4 and number 9 were worn by great players (Bobby Orr and Gordie Howe, respectively), and they are not retired forever. Players can choose whatever number they want.”  Unlike the number 99, the NHL hasn’t retired 66, which means any player can still use it. Some see it as a sign of disrespect, but Ho-Sang has made it clear that that’s

  • Blackhawks, Penguins meet for Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN
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    Blackhawks, Penguins meet for Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins, two potential Cup finalists, will go head-to-head on the night we love to hate. Tune in Wednesday, March 29th at 7 P.M. ET on NBCSN for all of the action.

  • NHL to make ‘special announcement’ in China next week
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    NHL to make ‘special announcement’ in China next week

    The National Hockey League has announced it will make a “special announcement” at the LeSports Center in Beijing, China next Thursday. In January, the league’s deputy commissioner Bill Daly made it clear the NHL has interest in playing games in China — likely starting out with pre-season games before potentially adding in some regular season contests in the future, as well. Just after the league made its announcement on Thursday, the L.A. Kings tweeted out that they will participate in next week’s event, along with the Vancouver Canucks. In January, hockey insider Darren Dreger reported that the Canucks and Kings were likely to play NHL pre-season games in China this upcoming September. Last