Daily Cupcakes: December 20th, 2017


Colorado Avalanche


Barrie scores twice and Avs hold off Penguins. [TSN]

The Christmas Good, Bad and Ugly on the Colorado Avalanche week. [BSN Denver]

The Morning After: Three stars, seven takeaways from the Avalanche’s victory over Pittsburgh. [Denver Post]


The Rest of the Game

CBC says Stollery a “strong candidate” for Canadian Olympic Team. [The Mack Report]

Kevin Shattenkirk is adapting to his new role with the Rangers. [Last Word on Hockey]

Phil Kessel’s Christmas present brings young Penguins fan to tears. [Puck Daddy]

As the NHL celebrates 100 years, look back at the NHL history by the numbers. [The Hockey News]

NHL celebrates its centennial at Madison Square Park. [AM NY]

Four times the Hurricanes got in the way of NHL history. The worst way? By existing. [Sportsnet]

Goaltending let down Toronto in first NHL game. Montreal Wanderers won 10-9 shootout on Dec. 19, 1917. [The Star]

How one cantankerous man inspired the creation of the NHL. The Toronto Blueshirts’ troublemaking owner was so reviled by his peers that in 1917 they started a brand-new league without him. [TVO]

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