The NHL has gone to Europe, China, and Australia in attempts to grow the game and expand their international fanbase. Is Mexico City next on the list? Out East, old friend J.T. Compher made his debut with the Detroit Red Wings in their season opener.
With the Colorado Avalanche, we took a look back at the win against the Kings, and had an injury update on one of their youngsters.
All that and more in this Friday edition of Evan’s Daily.
Colorado Hockey Now
A look back at the positives and negatives in the win over the Kings, including the strong play of Alexandar Georgiev.
Maros Jedlicka is expected to miss “months” after having surgery on Wednesday.
There were quite a few new additions playing on the penalty kill Wednesday night, and they all played well, with Ross Colton being the guy who really stood out.
On Friday, look for a recap of what Chris MacFarland said when he spoke to the media members in LA before the season opener.
Around The NHL
An NHL game in Mexico City? That’s the plan for league. Given the climate in Mexico City, an outdoor game is likely out of the question, but it’s another country on the short list for the NHL when it comes to international games.
J.T. Compher made his debut for the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, picking up a late assist in their loss to the New Jersey Devils. However, the star of that game was Jack Hughes, who scored two goals and had the fans chanting “MVP!” in New Jersey.
National Hockey Now
The Pittsburgh Penguins have an issue with blowing leads, and they’re not happy about it.
Will the Edmonton Oilers call the Boston Bruins about Linus Ullmark?
Five observations from the Philadelphia Flyers season opening win.
The Nashville Predators bounced back, shutting out the Seattle Kraken last night.