By: Ryan Dixon
Forgetting about the lurking threat in the Detroit Red Wings dressing room was perilously easy because it was often holed up in a quiet corner, obscured by a newspaper. In the sometimes-languid stints pro hockey players spend half-dressed before and after practice, Steve Yzerman’s attention often seemed centred on a crossword puzzle. The man, however, has never had any trouble doing two things at once. –> http://sprtsnt.ca/2fPV7sO
With new arena needed, Flames trying to mend relationship with city
By: Jason Brough
Not only did city administration call the team’s CalgaryNEXT project “not feasible in its present form or location,” the mayor, Naheed Nenshi, has publicly jousted with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, delivering sarcastic jabs like, “I know that Calgarians require very wealthy people from New York to come and tell us what we need to do in our community because they understand vibrancy better than we do.”
IIHF will come up with the 2018 Olympic money for NHL players
By: Chris Johnston
TORONTO – The International Ice Hockey Federation will come up with the money to cover insurance and transportation costs if NHL players go to the 2018 Olympics, president Rene Fasel told Sportsnet on Monday night. –> http://sprtsnt.ca/2giNE4a
Pat Quinn’s daughter delivers incredibly emotional Hockey Hall of Fame induction speech for her dad
By: BarDown Staff via TSN.
The Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was an emotional one to say the least due to the fact that one member of the 2016 couldn’t be there in person.
Longtime Leafs coach Pat Quinn, who passed away in 2014, was enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame as a Builder Tuesday night, and his daughter Kalli accepted the honour for the Quinn family.–> http://bit.ly/2giRY3x