Well it really comes down to the kid.
Will he say he is ready or want to finish school.
I just hope he doesn't wait to try to go the free agent route and sign with another team.
I think the college kids have a chance to make a very good line for the Phantoms and then Flyers.
Cates - Lacynski - Allison
Speed skill and size the smallest one is Tanner at 6-1.
I hope they make it.
After Connor McDavid hurt himself in the last game of the 2019 season, the Oilers announced that the injury wasn't bad, and that they expected him back for the next season. The reality, as shown in the just-released documentary "Connor McDavid: Whatever It Takes" is that the injury was very severe:
It turned out that he had
-Fully blown posterior cruciate ligament
-Tore the medial and lateral menisci
-Tore the Popliteus muscle completely from the bone
5 points in the last 5 games, seems to be shooting the puck a little more. It is probably too early to sound any alarms. He is on a good team and will be well seasoned. Let's not read too much into the slow start he had.
Gordie only had 2 GH hat tricks in his career. The first came in 1953, he entered the league in 1946. He also only had 32 fights in career.
interestingly enough, one Rick Tocchet has the most career GHHT
I would go to great lengths, including changing schedules and skipping events, to see a game. When I couldn't watch, I would listen if possible. If that didn't work, there was always somebody talking about the game. When I moved to NM, access changed and was limited to Center Ice on DTV. I watched every game for years. You never knew what might happen on any given shift. If a goal wasn't scored a fight might occur. If the team was losing badly, physical play would be elevated. PRIDE was evident
The other half of it is that Lindros directly lead to the clutch and grab era of the 90's that the NHL spend 15 years trying to undo.
That was the only other way teams could slow him down and in the case of the Devils and the Redwings, it successfully lead them to multiple cups... except they called it "the trap" and got away with it.
What it really was was assigning your biggest D man to grab onto Lindros whether he had the puck or not and not let go until you got the