Daily Cupcakes: October 20th, 2017

Colorado Avalanche

Why Alexander Kerfoot went back to center. [BSN Denver]

Nikita Zadorov finding his place. [The Hockey Writers]

The Rest of the Game

Staying up or going down: Entry-level contracts approaching 9 games. [Sportsnet]

NHL helping female umpire from Taiwan break down barriers. Global Sports Mentoring Program providing foundation to boost skills, overcome obstacles. [NHL]

Gord Downie’s death hits Senators’ Phaneuf hard. [Ottawa Sun]

Kings’ Jeff Carter out indefinitely after surgery to repair leg cut. The L.A. centre hurt on hit from Jeff Petry in win over Habs on Wednesday. [CBC]

Brendan Lemieux, Claude’s son, set for NHL debut with Jets. [Sporting News]

Jonathan Drouin not intimidated by being a French-Canadian scorer playing for the Montreal Canadiens. [ESPN]

Sobotka of Blues fined $5,000. Forward penalized for high-sticking incident with Patrick Sharp of Blackhawks on Wednesday. [NHL]

Three early-season NHL trends unlikely to continue… and the Colorado Avalanche aren’t mentioned! [Sportsnet]


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