Bruins head coach Claude Julien is thrilled to see the production from Chris Kelly so far this season. Kelly currently leads the Black and Gold in goals and +/- (something I’m sure a lot of us weren’t expecting to say after two weeks.)Kelly is thrilled as well.”Last year wasn’t the best year. But every year is a new year and you want to come in and play to your capabilities and you try to learn from previous years and move on.” said Kelly of his recent performance. Check out the rest at the Bruins website (Boston Bruins)
New Jersey Devils forward Jason Gionta was assessed a two minute penalty for being an innocent bystander in the self-trip and fall of Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele. This was one of those calls where the refs got it wrong, everyone knew it, and Gionta will likely face a fine and suspension from the Department of Player Safety because the ‘Shanaban”s magic dartboard said not tripping a player that fell over himself must be some sort of violation involving dark magic and hockey. Here is the play in all its glory courtesy of (SB Nation)
NBC Sports takes a look at several players that are performing very well, and in spite of that have seen very little love in fantasy teams. Here’s a list of players you may want to pick up to strengthen your fantasy team (and they are likely still available). (Rotoworld)
Our friends over at Too Many Men On The Site take a look at the young up-and-comers that are making a name for themselves in the National Hockey League. (TMMOTS)
Meanwhile, over at Pucks and Pitchforks, the staff there laments on Winnipeg’s win over the Devils, keeping them out of the win column. It’s been a rough ride for them, and it isn’t getting any easier (Pucks and Pitchforks).
Then there is the report from Cardiac Cane. It looks Anton Khudobin, former back up goalie for the Boston Bruins got hurt in Carolina’s 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. Khudobin was a star for us backing up Tuukka Rask, and he was formenting that same reputation for the Hurricanes. He’s scheduled for a MRI, and we’ll find out how serious it is (Cardiac Cane).