On the Prowl: Week of 10/27
Canadian junior players possibly getting paid, the domestic violence fiasco, and improbable journeys to make it to the NHL.
Weddings can be fun and boisterous and obnoxious and loud and perfect and chaotic and awesome all at the same time. They can also get in the way of other plans...
So, a day late, here's this week's On The Prowl.
Florida Panthers News
- The former Blackhawk trio of Dylan Olsen, Brandon Pirri, and Jimmy Hayes are doing their share with the Panthers this season.
- The Cats have joined the world of hockey analytics; how does the coach and roster buy into it?
- Here's a good look into Gerard Gallant's mind so far, via analysis of Florida's player usage chart. (side note: this is my own personal blog, which will be heavily geared toward analytical analysis. Other stuff will stay on LBC, but the boring, nitty gritty numbers will be headed over there. Let me know what you think!)
- We've heard the expansion rumors before; how close is the NHL to putting a team in Las Vegas?
- Scott Darling's epic journey to the NHL gives us one feel good story for today.
- So yeah, this McDavid kid is pretty good at this whole "hockey" thing...
- After acting as though the NHL has never had a problem with domestic violence, Gary Bettman should find himself in hot water as the suing of Semyon Varlamov continues.
- Feel good story number two: Liam O'Brien and his first goal in the NHL.
- Could Canadian junior players start to make lots of money just for playing Junior A? /