The Flint Firebirds are trying to find some stability after a tumultuous inaugural season, and as such the OHL has handed the reins to George Burnett, who has spent the past 16 seasons as a coach and GM in the league.
With the Vancouver Canucks having hired a new GM and coach, the focus returns to center Ryan Kesler, who remains the target of recent trade speculation having him going everywhere from Philadelphia to Anaheim...And will or won't the Panthers deal the No. 1 pick?
In the second period of the Sabres' season opener, starting netminder Robin Lehner went down with an apparent leg injury. Lehner was acquired from the Ottawa Senators for a first-round pick in the off-season.
The Anaheim Ducks and their fans have been excited about John Gibson's potential for some time and Monday they got a taste of what he'll bring to the NHL. In his debut, Gibson shut out the Canucks, tied a franchise record, and eliminated Vancouver from the playoffs.
Columbus Blue Jacket fans have a lot to be thankful for these days. Now if they'd just start coming out to their team's games...