Daily Cupcakes: October 5th, 2017


Colorado Avalanche

Duncan Siemens clears waivers, examines situation with Avalanche. He’s still under contract, and still has a chance to play in the NHL this season. [Denver Post]

Despite ‘active past few days,’ Senators GM Dorion happy with opening-day roster… even without Matt Duchene on his team. [Ottawa Senators]

Avalanche rookie J.T. Compher gets a different look at Madison Square Garden. The Avs plays afternoon games Saturday in New Jersey and Monday in Boston before returning home. [Denver Post]

One burning question facing all 31 NHL teams. The question facing the Colorado Avalanche is a rather boring one. [USA Today]

Stan Kroenke bids UK£525m for Alisher Usmanov’s Arsenal shares. [Sports Pro Media]

The Rest of the League

The NHL opening day roster includes 66 former ECHL players. [ECHL]

Vancouver Canucks: No love from NHL experts across the web. [The Canuck Way]

Will Butcher boosts Devils blue line. [The Hockey Writers]

Progress doesn’t always come in a straight line in NHL. Leafs like their chances to improve but know teams will be ready for them this season. [The Star]

The modern NHL is a young man’s league. And it’s getting younger. And better. [The Washington Post]

Daniel Winnik found a new home for one season. [Duluth News Tribune]

4 thoughts on “Daily Cupcakes: October 5th, 2017

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  1. “The Avs will improve from last season and produce more than 22 wins and 48 points. They might even get more wins than defending NCAA champion Denver, which had 33 last season.”
    From a different article, but just another example of why chambers needs to be retired.

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