Canadians: Will Lane Hutson defy logic?

Saturday, July 9, 2022. 07:00 MONTREAL — If all teams had truly given themselves the task of picking the best player available, Lane Hutson likely would have been out of the Canadians’ reach when it came time to go to the 62e Friday draft pick. Hutson was one of the most electrifying defensemen in the … Read more

A great gift for Nathan MacKinnon

Forward Nathan MacKinnon is swimming with happiness these days with the Colorado Avalanche’s recent Stanley Cup win and, judging by the words of general manager Joe Sakic, he may soon have one more reason to be happy. The star player will enter the final year of his seven-year, $44.1 million contract in 2022-23 and may … Read more

Russian players: Bettman walks on eggshells

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says it’s not a good idea to get involved in what’s happening in Russia, despite the situation surrounding Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ivan Fedotov and Philadelphia Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov. • Also read: First draft pick: Kent Hughes prefers Juraj Slafkovsky to Shane Wright • Also read: Nathan Gaucher in Anaheim The … Read more