The NHL lost a true fighter on Saturday, as Calgary Flames assistant GM Chris Snow lost his battle with ALS. Snow leaves behind his wife, Kelsie, and two young children. The family has bravely documented Chris’ battle with the horrific disease the last few years, and did all they could to find a cure. He never stopped giving, and donated organs to four people who needed them before passing away.
CHN sends our thoughts to Chris, his family, and everyone affected.
On Saturday night, Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder dedicated a song to the family in a touching tribute.
Colorado Hockey Now
A look at the stock report from training camp fro the Colorado Avalanche, as some players have seen their stock rise, and some have seen their stock go the other way, maybe for reasons they can’t control.
On Sunday, the Avalanche host another preseason game, and we’ll take a look at the only big battle the team has in camp – the 4C position.
Around The NHL
The waiver wire was busy again on Saturday. I’d imagine most, if not all, of these players will pass through waivers, but the closer we get to the start of the regular season, the more players we’ll see on the waiver wire every day.
Devin Cooley (BUF), Dustin Tokarski (BUF), Anthony Angello (NSH), Kevin Gravel (NSH), Troy Grosenick (NSH), Jordan Gross (NSH), Jake Leschyshyn (NYR), Byron Froese (VGK), Mason Geertsen (VGK), Dysin Mayo (VGK), Gage Quinney (VGK), Sheldon Rempal (VGK) and Jonas Rondbjerg (VGK).
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) September 30, 2023
The Ottawa Senators have made some great moves the last two years, but it’s left them with no cap space to sign Shane Pinto. And now, the gap has widened in their contract talks.
National Hockey Now
The Pittsburgh Penguins are hiring a former executive for the Ottawa Senators onto their staff.
Former DU goaltender Magnus Chrona was strong for the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.
Speaking of DU, Bobby Brink made a statement for the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Montreal Canadiens are sending their top pick this year back to Switzerland.