Penguins Fumble Win, Fleury Trade Narrative Changing

MONTREAL — Before I shove off for house, the Daily Links has some actual hockey tales. It’s a fascinating season with younger groups making an attempt to claim themselves however preventing the inconsistencies of inexperience, veteran groups with giant payrolls at risk of temporarily dropping the thread, Marc-Andre Fleury suffering, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who’re at all times dramatic.

And just a little nugget for the NHL business rumors — Ron Hextall and Kent Hughes have been engaged in a deep dialog within the hallway following the sport. The groups attached over the summer time within the Jeff Petry deal, and rumors abounded that Montreal had eyes on different Penguins ahead of taking Mike Matheson within the business.

The Penguins squandered a two-goal lead and misplaced in OT. Coach Mike Sullivan used to be blunt in his postgame evaluation. The Vancouver Canucks are at risk of letting the early season consume them up once more (quite a lot of issues have imploded in Vancouver in recent times). John Tortorella is getting probably the most out of his Philadelphia Flyers, and we’ll additionally get the Montreal viewpoint after the Canadiens took it to the Penguins.

Perhaps at some point, I’ll be informed sufficient French to not glance terrified when somebody greets me or asks a easy query.

Pittsburgh Penguins / Steelers, Pirates

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The postgame recap — Montreal beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2 in OT.

PHN+: Evgeni Malkin knocked on picket. No one noticed Cole Caufield slip to the bottom. Mike Sullivan stated the Penguins “got what we deserved.” There have been a few particularly tough performances, together with one from a celebrity participant. Penguins document card.

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Watch: On the National Hockey Now YouTube channel (and within the rain outdoor the Bell Centre) the 5-Minute Penguins Postgame

Steelers Now:

  • No admire — Vegas oddsmakers have made the Dolphins an early seven-point favourite over the Steelers.
  • Kevin Dotson is getting loss of life threats?! Yinz must calm down. Dotson addressed the terrible behaviors. Steelers locker room.
  • SN+: Chase Claypool is opening up the center of the sphere (in spite of everything). Check out Steelers Extra.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now: What it will take for the Pirates to increase Oneil Cruz.

NHL News & National Hockey Now

Montreal: The children powered the win over the Penguins. For the ones simply getting an advent — right here’s the Montreal postgame with the names you’ll want to bear in mind and the way it seemed from the opposite aspect. Montreal Canadiens win.

Wait, I don’t recall an Ole’ OleOlechant. I believe cheated.

Sportsnet Vancouver: The “mentally weak” Canucks are making historical past for the incorrect causes.

Jim Rutherford’s first yr and a part in Pittsburgh weren’t so sizzling, both. But I’ve raised an eyebrow on the Canucks strikes below Rutherford and Patrik Allvin.

Washington Hockey Now: The takeaways from D.C. (Capitals beat Vancouver) — Alex Ovechkin scored his first target of the season on a unusual play, and the Washington Capitals rallied.

Philadelphia Hockey Now: A John Tortorella appreciation publish. The Flyers are in nice form and taking part in for his or her trainer. Philadelphia Flyers wonder.

Detroit: Tyler Bertuzzi is out for weeks, and Jakub Vrana is out for private causes. Detroit Red Wings updates.

Vegas: Hindsight is a ache. And, the Vegas narrative continues to modify concerning the Marc-Andre Fleury business.

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