The Colorado Avalanche went into Minnesota and stole two points away from the Wild, mostly thanks to their goaltender. Meanwhile, we’re almost two weeks from the trade deadline. What’s the latest around the league?
That, and the latest NHL news and NHL trade rumors in your Colorado Hockey Now Evan’s Daily.
Colorado Hockey Now
The Avalanche maybe didn’t deserve to win in Minnesota, but they did, and the biggest reason why is Alexandar Georgiev.
The return of Josh Manson was a massive boost to the team, and he made his presence very known on the ice.
Trade Rumors Around the League
Things are so juicy this week that Elliotte Friedman got a full 32 Thoughts in. Get all the latest on NHL trade rumors, including what’s going on with Chychrun, Gavrikov, and more.
National Hockey Now
Washington: The Capitals will be without Alexander Ovechkin for a while, as he returns home after the death of his father.
Boston: The Bruins are clearly going for it, as they seem to be interested in every single player that might be available. This time, they’re linked to Ivan Barbashev in St. Louis.
Pittsburgh: The Penguins are very interested in UFA defenseman from Finland, Valtteri Pulli.
Detroit: With another victory, the Red Wings keep sticking around in the hunt for the final Wild card spot in the East.
Los Angeles: Rumored to be going after a defenseman, the Kings took care of one of their own on Wednesday, signing Mikey Anderson to a large eight year extension.