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NHL Rumors: Järnkrok Expectations, Broberg Time, Edvinsson to AHL? + Carter Hart Update

Yes, we are finally approaching the start of the 2022-23 season, a time when all 32 teams have a chance to win the Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes prior to the NHL season: Järnkrok's Season Expectations Calle Järnkrok was a pleasant surprise to many Leafs fans this weekend, playing in his first preseason game of the year. Järnkrok recorded two goals, on three shots, while playing just over 17 minutes during a 4-2 defeat to the Ottawa Senators. In that game, Järnkrok was seen paired playing with Auston Matthews and Michael Bunting. Will Calle see first-line minutes this season? Of course, preseason is a trial run and players can always breakout, but does Järnkrok bring first-line abilities to the table? A more suitable role for the 31-year-old Swedish forward would probably be to slot in on either the second or third line. Even though the Swedes played well, we must remember that hockey is a marathon, not a sprint.Järnkrok's best offensive statistics of

NHL Rumors: David Perron a 'difference maker', Mike Matheson, Stuart Skinner

Yes, at last we are nearing the start of the 2022-23 season, a time in which all 32 teams have a shot at winning the Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes prior to the NHL season:   David Perron sees himself as a "difference maker."   The 34-year-old veteran forward views himself as a difference-maker within the Detroit Red Wings organization. Perron is coming off of another solid season playing for the St. Louis Blues, where the winger was able to put up 57 points in 67 games.   To start, the Red Wings signed Perron to a two-year contract, worth a total value of $9,500,000, or an average of $4,750,000 per year.   What does Perron bring to the Red Wings' lineup? Perron will act as a veteran presence on a young Detroit team. The veteran will play in the top-six with the likes of Lucas Raymond and Dylan Larkin, among some names.   The Red Wings are in the midst of a rebuild but are at the stage where contending for a playoff spot will be highly

NHL Rumors: Bruins offer Stralman PTO, McLeod's Betting on Strong Season, Ryan Ellis, Alex Newhook

Yes, at last we are nearing the start of the 2022-23 season, a time in when all 32 teams have a shot at winning Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes, prior to the NHL season: Bruins offer PTO to Anton Stralman The Boston Bruins have reportedly offered a professional tryout to veteran defenseman Anton Stralman. The Swedish defenseman has yet to make a decision on his hockey career, and has yet to accept or decline the offer. Hearing player is Anton Stralman. https://t.co/v543LandYe — Ty Anderson (@_TyAnderson) September 22, 2022 Stralman is coming off a season with the Arizona Coyotes. The right-handed d-ma suited up for 74 games for the struggling, disastrous Coyotes team. Stralman was quite effective both offensively and defensively, recording eight goals and 15 assists while playing top-four minutes.   The Bruins are looking to add defensive depth to their lineup, as it is quite clear that both Charlie McAvoy and Matt Grzelcyk will miss substantial time to star

NHL Rumors: Lysell Leads B's Prospects Defeat Sens, Demers PTO, Owen Beck, Tyson Foerster

Yes, at last we are nearing the start of the 2022-23 season, a time in when all 32 teams have a shot at winning Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes, prior to the NHL season: Lysell Leads B's Prospects Defeat Sens The 2022 Buffalo Sabres have finally started for the Bruins prospects. The B's started the tournament this afternoon against a stacked, highly rated Ottawa Senators team. Key pieces on the Sens prospect team include Tyler Boucher, Ridly Greig, and Jake Sanderson. B's Lines: F: Lauko-Merkulov-Lysell, Toporowski-Beecher-McLaughlin, Hardie-Hall-Poitras, Abate-Schuurman-Humphrey D: Callahan-Wissman, Brunet-Mast, Edward-Berglund G: Bussi, Dyck The Sens got off to an early lead as Shane Pinto snapped a power play goal by Bruins goaltender Brandon Bussi. Although just a bit later, Bruins college signee Marc McLaughlin tied the game up. Later on, Tyler Boucher, Dalyn Wakely, and a second Shane Pinto goal would score for the Senators. Boston responded

NHL Rumors: Jack Campbell, Kaiden Guhle, Nick Robertson, Felix Sandstrom

Yes, at last we are nearing the start of the 2022-23 season, a time in when all 32 teams have a shot at winning Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes, prior to the NHL season: Campbell "The Missing Piece" from the Oilers Lineup The Edmonton Oilers went all out this offseason, acquiring all-star goaltender Jack Campbell from free agency. The 30-year-old Campbell and the team announced a five-year, $5,000,000 AAV contract this offseason.   Edmonton was a strong offensive team throughout the 2021-22 season, but lacked goaltending that could steal or keep them close in a game. The team rolled with Mike Smith and Mikko Koskinen last season.   The Oilers hope that Campbell's past season wasn't a fluke in Toronto. The superstar goaltender had a .914 save percentage and a 2.64 goals-against-average.   The Oilers are a team that has been destined for a deep playoff run, with the likes of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, and Darnell Nurse, to name a few

Game Preview: Game 2 - Edmonton Oilers at Colorado Avalanche

Offense. Offense. Offense. The word that best describes Game 1 of this Western Conference Series. Colorado ultimately defeated Edmonton 8-6, leading 1-0 in the series. The Avs ended the first period with a 3-2 lead after J.T. Compher, Nathan Mackinnon, and Cale Makar each scored. Both teams would combine to score another nine goals in the game. All four dressed goalies (Smith, Koskinen, Kuemper, Francouz) played during the game and had a combined save percentage of 83%. Pavel Francouz will start for the Avs during game one. Darcy Kuemper removed himself from game one; after feeling dizzy. Justus Annunen will serve as the backup. While Jay Woodcroft and Edmonton will stick with Mike Smith, he allowed six goals on 25 shots. Connor McDavid currently leads the league in playoff points with 29.  Followed by teammate Leon Draisaitl with 28 points. Colorado looks to contain the dynamic duo to limit Edmonton's chances. Who will take game two?