Globe and Mail: NHL set to play preseason games all over the world. Anyone want to see the Jets play in Charlotte, N.C?
SportingNews: Canadian hockey scribes return fire after Kovalev criticism. I liked this line from Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen.
“Admit it, Ottawa media. We are a beer-smuggling, non-hockey-watching lot. And still, we work harder on game nights than Alex Kovalev.”
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The furry thing and the draft. So many jokes so little time. Still nothing concrete about whether or not Pittsburgh will be hosting the draft next year.
Globe and Mail: What rules will the NHL test at its R&D camp? Wow, those are some serious tweaks. The offsides rules are especially interesting. What change appeals most to you as a fan?
Washington Examiner: Caps hire John Walton as new radio broadcaster. Even when it comes to broadcasting, the Caps still develop their talent via the AHL.
Yahoo Sports: On 23rd anniversary of trade, Bruce McNall and the ‘Gretzky tax’. That goes in the “I did not know that” category. Gotta give McNall credit, that idea had moxy.