Latest on Tuukka Rask, Anton Khudobin and Paul Bissonnette, listing the next generation of NHL stars, ranking the NHL offseason moves, plus updates on the Islanders, Panthers and more.
BOSTON HERALD: Bruins goalie and 2014 Vezina Trophy winner Tuukka Rask has put last spring’s playoff series loss to the Montreal Canadiens behind him.
NBC SPORTS: Carolina Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin says his performance, not Cam Ward’s injury woes, was why he took over the Hurricanes’ starting goalie job.
CBC.CA: Former Arizona Coyotes enforcer Paul Bissonnette has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to new heights, involving a mountain and helicopter.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: It’ll be interesting to see if anyone can top BizNasty’s ice bucket dousing.
ESPN.COM: Craig Custance lists the next general of potential NHL franchise players.
USA TODAY: Grading the off-season moves of each NHL teams.
SI.COM: A look at the ownership follies of the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers.
KING5.COM: Prospective NHL owner Victor Coleman considers Seattle a “perfect fit” for an NHL franchise.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: If the Panthers ownership decides to pull up stakes and move on, Seattle could be their destination, provided they get a new NHL-worthy arena.
SPORTING NEWS: A review of Rob Vollman’s “Hockey Abstract 2014”.