After watching helplessly as Alex DeBrincat encountered yet another on-ice skirmish, an exasperated Jen Santos wondered why opponents consistently picked on the Erie Otters' leading scorer. So Santos, who along with husband Ron served as DeBrincat's billet family the last two seasons in Erie,
Some players proved to be more popular than others during the 2016–17 NHL season. How do we know this? Simple: We looked at the jersey sales.
For 17 NHL seasons, Brian Campbell kept it together on the ice, but on Tuesday an emotional Campbell almost didn't make it through the news conference in which he explained why he was retiring. Physically, Campbell could still play in the NHL at 38, but Campbell didn't want to re-locate his family