Matt Murray Underwhelms, Penguins Remain Same

My apologies to the informal fanatics who frequently roll thru Dan’s Daily for the NHL industry rumors and loose agent scuttle and the little insider tidbits, however at this level of the season, GMs lock it down to look what they have got. Jim Rutherford is likely one of the few who doesn’t thoughts wheeling and working in October. So, you’re caught with precise hockey information, such because the red-hot Battle of Alberta resumes after remaining season’s slobberknocker playoff collection. Toronto media is underwhelmed with Matt Murray already. Wayne Simmonds is open to a industry, however to this point, no takers, and the Pittsburgh Penguins stay the similar.

Oh, and Evgeni Malkin spoke to the media for the second one time in a month. That’s, like, so much.

Pittsburgh Penguins / Steelers, Pirates

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The follow pocket book. The Penguins may get a spoil through dealing with a backup goalie this night, and P.O Joseph will keep within the lineup. Penguins information.

The Penguins’ first-round select was once bestowed a large honor. The Swift Current Broncos named Owen Pickering captain.

PHN+: “We’re all kids here…” Video, optimism, and a laugh with Evgeni Malkin.

PHN+: Finally–a hearty dose of fine play from Jason Zucker.

Steelers Now:

  • This is beautiful, beautiful unhealthy information. Minkah Fitzpatrick AND all 3 cornerbacks are out for Sunday. Steelers damage replace.
  • Tampa Bay receiver Mike Evans will NOT name it Acrisure. “It’s always Heinz Field to me.”
  • I bear in mind the back-to-back losses in 1989. They have been the worst till…remaining week. Can the Steelers leap again because the outdated Steelers did?

Pittsburgh Baseball Now:

  • The training team of workers is coming again intact, regardless of any other 100-loss season for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • PBN+: Gee, no less than the brass is uninterested in shedding. John Perrotto doesn’t spare the sentiments in his Pirates research.
  • PBN+: The evening is seared into our collective recollections. The evening the Pirates had the World Series berth of their arms. The evening Sid Bream was once secure. It was once the worst evening in Pittsburgh sports activities historical past and without end modified the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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NHL News & National Hockey Now:

Montreal Hockey Now: The Canadiens have $1.8 million LTIR house. They are going to…wait. While the NHL industry marketplace beacons, GM Kent Hughes is mendacity within the weeds, and the Montreal Canadiens are ready to strike.

Boston Hockey Now: An agent chatted with our boys at BHN — who wouldn’t wish to be David Pastrnak or his agent at the moment?

Sportsnet: The Battle of Alberta resumes this night. It shall be fierce, bodily, and incredible to observe, and the Battle of Alberta simplest were given higher with remaining season’s epic playoff collection.

Sportsnet Toronto: Early season takeaways (sure, they’re beginning 3 video games into the season). One giant takeaway is Toronto’s goalies, Matt Murray and Ilya Samsonov, are who you idea they have been. That’s now not nice information for the Leafs.

TSN: Not precisely blockbuster NHL industry chatter, however after clearing waivers, Wayne Simmonds is open to a industry however needs to be with a contender.

I dare say if Simmonds needs to play within the NHL this season, he’ll wish to decrease the bar. Brian Boyle could also be sitting at house after an excellent season with the Penguins.

Washington Hockey Now: Another leak? Are those the opposite unfashionable jerseys of the Washington Capitals?

Yuck.

NYI: A few months in the past, our Stefen Rosner was once first at the tale–the Islanders retros would characteristic the Fisherman. And–he was once spot on. The newest leak has a whole mockup. New York Islanders unfashionable jerseys.

Double yuck.

Last month we reported the Pittsburgh Penguins’ robo-pigeon would reappear, too.

Triple yuck. The clutch-and-grab generation can keep useless, in conjunction with the ones terrible overdue Nineties trademarks when the whole lot needed to be new or other to be cool. 

Philly: The Flyers are lacking their No. 1 defenseman, middle, and RW. Owen Tippet slotted because the second-line RW, and by hook or by crook, the Flyers beat the Devils 5-2. “We played our asses off,” John Tortorella mentioned of his Philadelphia Flyers.

San Jose: Gotta see the stirring tribute. The San Jose Sharks commemorated now-Hurricanes defenseman, Brent Burns.

Vegas: The workforce is getting wholesome, and Paul Cotter is kicking on the door. There’s a just right fight for bottom-six ice time with the Vegas Golden Knights.

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