From the sound of things, Kyle Okposo‘s presence at “Da Beauty League” was a beautiful sight for Buffalo Sabres teammates, former teammates on the New York Islanders, and friends around the NHL. NHL.com’s Jessi Pierce was at that informal game, which apparently didn’t go well for Okposo’s team. While Pierce noted that Okposo wasn’t comfortable answering questions during his first on-ice action in almost four months, it sounds like the talented winger was looking good on Wednesday night.
There are always challenges in creating the official Stanley Cup Playoffs commemorative video. There are the time constraints, as the NHL likes to turn around these things as fast as possible to capitalize on the momentum from the championship round. “We jam on this thing,” said Steve Mayer, NHL Executive Vice President and Chief Content.
We’ve reached the age where hockey players being drafted today were born in the late 1990s. Yes, those future superstars your favorite teams just drafted are kids that were born in 1998 or 1999. Pretty scary stuff, even to a young 1990s kid like myself. Sadly, this means these teenagers do not remember the 90s at all, despite being one of the most incredible decades in history. The Vegas Golden Knights took advantage of that knowledge and have put their newly drafted prospects through quite the test: identify that 1990s song. And the song selected? Hanson’s “MMMBop” from 1997. God bless their hearts, but none of the Golden Knights prospects got it correct. A handful of Vegas’ prospects were born