Daily Cupcakes: October 25th, 2017

cupcake_logo_invisColorado Avalanche

Chris Bigras back on blueline for the Colorado Avalanche. [Denver Post]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from a strange Avalanche week. [BSN Denver]

The Rest of the Game

Burakovsky of Capitals to miss 6-8 weeks. Forward has surgery on fractured left thumb. [NHL]

16-year-old U.S. National Development Team hockey star Jack Hughes notched early goal of the year candidate. [USA Today HSS]

Doug (Killer) Gilmour reflects on NHL career in new book. [Montreal Gazette]

Quick head check shows shortfalls of NHL’s concussion protocol. [The Hockey News]

Wild’s Zach Parise out at least 2 months after back surgery. [CBC]

10 radical NHL All-Star Game fixes. [Sportsnet]

Eaves of Ducks hospitalized with possible immune system disorder. Forward diagnosed with what could be Guillain-Barré syndrome. [NHL]

The art of the tip: NHL forwards reveal how they mastered hockey’s most underrated play. Hiding in plain sight, net-front tips may be underappreciated as an offensive skill — even though 10 per cent of goals are scored that way. [National Post]

Answers to questions up front must come from within for Senators. [Ottawa Citizen]

In minors last week, Golden Knights goalie Dansk to face Chicago. [Las Vegas Sun]

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