Some intriguing Champions Hockey League guideline modifications
Gord Miller: The IIHF revealed it will have a brand-new format and some brand-new on-ice guidelines the Champions Hockey League this season that will consist of:
• “A team will remain shorthanded even if the opposing team score a goal.
• A minor penalty will be served even if a goal is scored while a delayed penalty is pending.
• If a shorthanded team scores, the minor penalty against will end.”
The Arizona Coyotes extend their Skills Development Coach
Arizona Coyotes PR: The Coyotes have actually extended Skill Development coach Kyle Bochek to a multi-year agreement.
The Ottawa Senators goaltender Anton Forsberg states he is healthy
Sportsnet: Ottawa Senators goaltender Anton Forsberg, who had MCL tears in both knees last season: “I’ve been back to 100% for a long time. I would have been back last year if we made the playoffs.”
Carl Hagelin retires
Elliotte Friedman: Carl Hagelin revealed that he is retiring from the NHL after 713 video games due to the intensity of his eye injury.
“It’s been a fantastic trip however it ends here. Unfortunately my eye injury is too extreme to keep playing the video game I enjoy.
I’m very grateful for all the memories hockey has actually offered me and I’ve liked each and every single day of it.
I’m gonna miss out on going to fight with my colleagues every day, I’m gonna miss out on the ups and downs of a season. Nothing delights me more than stepping on the ice in front of 20,000 enthusiastic fans.
I wish to thank all my fantastic colleagues, coaches, Doctors and other employee that I’ve fulfilled and had fun with throughout the years.
Lastly, I wish to thank my household, my partner and my kids for all their assistance. They made it possible for me to live out my dream.
The Toronto Maple Leafs extend coach Sheldon Keefe
Toronto Maple Leafs: The Maple Leafs have actually signed head coach Sheldon Keefe to a multi-year extension. He was getting in the last year of his agreement.
He has a 166-71-30 routine season record, a .622 winning portion.
Elliotte Friedman: Keefe gets a two-year extension.
Lance Hornby: Maple Leafs GM Brad Treliving on Keefe: “Since I’ve joined the Leafs, I’ve been very impressed with Sheldon. He’s shown great leadership skills with his staff and our players, and has a clear vision for this team and where it needs to get to. He has established himself as one of the top coaches in the NHL.”
Lance Hornby: Keefe: “Coaching this team has been a great privilege and I’m truly excited at the opportunity to continue building towards our ultimate goal. I’m thankful for the support from MLSE and its ownership along with Brendan Shanahan and Brad, who I’ve really enjoyed getting to know.”
Lance Hornby: “Keefe’s poor playoff record has a lot of fans grumbling. But a team has to get to post-season first and he’s done it consistently with injuries and other challenges. TML GAA has declined and he’s one W away from joining the top 100 coaches in NHL victories, a .622% in 267 games.”