Daily Cupcakes: October 23rd, 2017


Colorado Avalanche

Controversy dominates wild finish in Avs’ loss. [BSN Denver]

Frustration growing between Avalanche and Matt Duchene. [Sportsnet]

Avalanche recalls Gabriel Bourque, A.J. Greer from AHL San Antonio Rampage. Avs looking to snap a three-game losing streak Tuesday against Dallas. [Denver Post]



The Rest of the League

Parent forever grateful for Plante’s influence. The goalie was mentored by veteran with Maple Leafs before helping Flyers win Stanley Cup twice. [NHL]

Years after passing on the NHL, the Wayne Gretzky of Britain wonders what might have been. [Montreal Gazette]


Devils’ Brian Boyle cleared for practice after cancer diagnosis. The forward was found to have a type of bone-marrow cancer at the start of training camp. [CBC]

Subban expected to miss four weeks for Golden Knights. The goalie sustained lower-body injury on Saturday. [NHL]

Hockey’s Hotspur tells all: Sean Avery, once the most hated man in hockey, is looking to become an actor, after having already written a book, Offside, which might be described as Ken Dryden’s The Game rewritten by Hunter Thompson. [The Globe and Mail]

O’Ree drops ceremonial puck at Blue Jackets game. First black player in NHL in Columbus to speak on League’s Hockey Is For Everyone initiative. [NHL]

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  1. Friedman still desperately pounding that Matt Duchene trade/frustration drum. I’m sure Dutchy doesn’t like the uncertainty and it would be nice to be a part of a new team for him but he’s a pro hockey player playing hockey. I’m sure he’s fine just being in the game.

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