Good morning and happy Sunday. Another week begins, which means we inch closer and closer to hockey season. In today’s Rosner Wrap, read up on former New York Islanders forward Pat LaFontaine’s charity event, important information for fans attending UBS Arena this season, analysis on prospect Eetu Liukas, and More!
NYI Hockey Now: On Saturday morning, over four hundred runners participated in a mile-long race to help raise money for Companions in Courage, a charity created by former New York Islanders forward and Hockey Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine. What an event and turnout. New York Islanders.
NYI Hockey Now: On Friday, Stefen Rosner spoke to a New York Islanders ticket representative to discuss ticket plans for the 2022-23 season, along with updates to UBS Arena’s parking situation, the train plan, the 50th anniversary, and more. New York Islanders.
NYI Hockey Now: After chatting about Aatu Räty, Stefen Rosner spoke with Tiia Honkamaa of Jatkoika about Eetu Liukas’s game as a whole, his tournament, and his future potential in the National Hockey League. Learn more about the Islanders 5th round selection from 2021 and his future outlook. New York Islanders.
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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: While the league deals with the fallout of too many teams at or over the cap and too few teams with enough money or interest to absorb the remainder, the Penguins have one decision looming. Do they give Tristan Jarry the money now? Pittsburgh Penguins.
Montreal Hockey Now: For Montreal Canadiens fans hoping that their team is in the Connor Bedard sweepstakes when the 2023 NHL Draft Lottery rolls around, the NHL betting odds are in your favour. Per our friends at BetOnline.ag, the NHL betting over/under mark in point total for the Montreal Canadiens is 70.5. Montreal Canadiens.
Washington Hockey Now: After spending the summer in Russia, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is packing his bags to return to the District. Gleb Christyakov, Ovechkin’s agent, told sports.ru that the 36-year-old will return to the DMV on Wednesday. Washington Capitals.
Vegas Hockey Now: It looks like it’s jersey day here at Vegas Hockey Now. The Reverse Retro jersey for the Vegas Golden Knights has seemingly been leaked by Twitter user Ali Murji. Sources have told VHN that this design is “legit” and likely the look the team will go with. Vegas Golden Knights.
Vancouver Hockey Now: Unfortunate is an obvious understatement. Since VNH published its ‘Canucks ties’ stories back in April about the connection between Canucks Head Coach Bruce Boudreau, Canucks President Jim Rutherford, and former NHL’er and ALS patient Mark Kirton, there’s been more bad news. Vancouver Canucks.
Calgary Hockey Now: It wouldn’t be far off the historic Calgary Flames script. And considering all the changes that have taken place this offseason, bringing in a living hockey legend like Joe Thornton for a training camp tryout might be the perfect addition for a smooth locker-room transition. Calgary Flames.