The Colorado Avalanche won an important game without Cale Makar, and talks between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks are heating up for Bo Horvat.
That, and the latest NHL news and NHL trade rumors in your Colorado Hockey Now Evan’s Daily.
Colorado Hockey Now
The Avalanche got bad news to start the day, as word came out that Cale Makar would not be playing that evening.
It did not matter, because the Avalanche went into Calgary and shut down the Flames without their top defenseman.
Without Makar, Devon Toews stepped up to lead the defense in the big win.
A contract extension in Boston gives an idea on what it might cost to retain J.T. Compher.
National Hockey Now
Boston: Talks are heating up between the Bruins and Canucks when it comes to Bo Horvat.
Calgary: Darryl Sutter is the biggest hype man for the Colorado Avalanche.
Vegas: Jack Eichel has been struggling, and he spoke of his struggles to the media.
Washington: Seems like a big name player is getting scratched for the Capitals every other game. This time, it was Lars Eller.
New York Islanders: The homestand that could have saved the season instead might be the reason changes are on the horizon.
Pittsburgh: Referees are a hot topic this week. This time, it’s Mike Sullivan that wasn’t happy with them.
Detroit: After a strong start to the season, it hasn’t gone as well for Ville Husso.
Montreal: Defensemen are usually coveted at the trade deadline, and Joel Edmundson certainly will be one of those.