Dropped my kids off for their first day of preschool...so they only have 15 years or so to become the next Mathew Barzal.
Mathew Barzal had a productive, busy summer training. But the best part was Vegas. [Isles Summer Series | Isles article on the Summer of
- The Isles Blog and PTIsles podcast welcomed Brian Compton to discuss the upcoming season, and why he can no longer do Isles Seat podcast. (No, it wasn’t Lou. Or Garth.) [Sound Cloud]
- Bode Wilde’s commitment is the latest move by OHL Saginaw to turn the franchise around. (Blade Jenkins is another.) [THN]
- Nick Leddy is among the Minnesota NHLers supporting special hockey. [NHL]
- Looking back at that 13-round shootout between the Isles and Lightning in 2013-14. [Raw Charge] (For historical context, here was our game recap...and then the next day came reports Charles Wang was actually selling the team.)
- The green-allergic Devils (thanks, Lou!) will finally bring back a version of their original whites (with green trim) for a handful of games. [Devils]
- The Coyotes and their scouting director had irreconcilable differences. [THN]