Daily Cupcakes: October 18th, 2017

Colorado Avalanche

NHL Live 18 season simulation: How the Colorado Avalanche fare. [Denver Post]

Nail Yakupov fitting in early with Avalanche. [Fan Rag Sports]


The Rest of the Game

Why the response to a fight is more important than the winner. [Sports Day]

USA Hockey, NHL Network extend exclusive TV rights agreement. Coverage of World Junior Championship, Women’s World Championship included. [NHL]

Edmonton Oilers’ numbers troll depths of NHL rankings. [Edmonton Journal]

With possible security review looming, NHL teams look at facial recognition software. [TSN]

Kessel teams up with Cigna for cancer awareness commercial. Diagnosed as a rookie, Penguins forward stresses preventive care. [NHL]

Frontenacs GM Doug Gilmour open to NHL gig under right circumstances. [Sportsnet]

Should NHL adopt wacky ‘pick your opponent’ playoff format? [ESPN]

Statistically Speaking: 66 points on early NHL action. [Sportsnet]

Golden Knights prospect among 20 chosen for 2017 Canada Russia Series. Forward Glass, Vegas’ first draft pick, to represent WHL next month. [NHL]

No, really, the All-Star Game can be a worthwhile, fun experience for fans and players alike. [ESPN]

One thought on “Daily Cupcakes: October 18th, 2017

  • October 18, 2017 at 6:54 AM

    I don’t understand the hate for the NHL All-Star game. I wouldn’t want an entire season without checking, but I enjoy the best players with tons of freedom to operate once a year.

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