Daily Cupcakes: October 3rd, 2017


Colorado Avalanche

Avalanche center Matt Duchene had friends on stage during Las Vegas shooting. Duchene was with a large group of friends at the festival two years ago. [Denver Post]

Bourque and Moore portraits unveiled and color paintings of 100 Greatest NHL Players will be revealed on NHL.com every Monday in 2017. [NHL]

The Rest of the Game

Connor McDavid, Golden Knights among five NHL pre-season overreactions. Expansion teams historically struggle, and once the season starts and the Golden Knights face teams with full NHL rosters, the lack of depth and top-end talent will become a problem. [The Star]

Las Vegas native Jason Zucker says hometown will ‘bounce back’. [Twin Cities]

The reality of drafting teenagers: All NHL prospects are different. [Sportsnet]

How do the NHL’s No. 1 lines stack up? [TSN]

Jagr agrees to one-year contract with Flames. Forward, 45, reportedly receives $1 million plus bonuses. [NHL]

The 31 people who will define the 2018 NHL season. [Sportsnet]

Real Life Stuff

We are still keeping Vegas in our thoughts, and hoping for the best for everyone who was touched by this.

Golden Knights to pay tribute to Vegas shooting victims, visit first responders. The Golden Knights players will also visit first responders in the aftermath of Sunday’s mass shooting. [CBS Sports]

One thought on “Daily Cupcakes: October 3rd, 2017

  • October 3, 2017 at 8:58 AM

    Lol on the over reactions to the Knight’s after the preseason. Yes, they’ll be in the bottom of the league this season. But watch some of these same reporters turn out worst-to-first articles at this time next year.

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