Evan’s Daily: Goaltender Interference Still a Mystery, MacKinnon’s Scoring Rate
No one in the NHL knows what goaltender interference is. Still. Derek Lalonde did not agree with what the league decided on a goaltender interference challenge and expressed his feelings for all to see.
With the Colorado Avalanche, Nathan MacKinnon is scoring at a better rate this year than any player in Avalanche franchise history. Not bad.
All that and more in this Wednesday edition of Evan’s Daily.
Colorado Hockey Now
Barring a massive collapse at the end of the season, Nathan MacKinnon will finish with a higher point-per-game rate than some franchise legends that came before him.
Cale Makar and anyone else on the 2018 World Junior Championship team will not be eligible to suit up for Team Canada until the sexual assault investigation is completed.
Avalanche Turning Point: Girard Starts it, Byram Finishes it (+)
Around the NHL
Detroit Red Wings coach Derek Lalonde challenged for goaltender interference on Tuesday night. As you can see from his reaction, he did not agree with the call. What he yelled is something every NHL fan has pondered over the last few years…
Derek Lalonde didn't agree with the outcome of the Red Wings coaches challenge for goaltender interference. 😶 pic.twitter.com/LYMKfMocOu
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) March 29, 2023
Red Wings assistant coach Bob Boughner talked after the game and was surprised Lalonde was ejected for something like that.
Jonathan Toews came back to practice on Tuesday and talked about his future. It sure sounds like retirement is a very realistic possibility for the Blackhawks captain.
National Hockey Now
VHN: Keegan Kolesar has given ideas to Jared Keeso, the creator of Shorsey, on what should be on the show.