Hockey Headlines: Canadiens Name Pacioretty Captain; Red Wings Defeat Blackhawks

Here’s the latest hockey headlines around the NHL:

Max Pacioretty was named the Canadiens’ 29th captain. [The Globe & Mail] There wasn’t a better choice for the Canadiens’ captain. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

The latest on the Patrick Kane investigation. [The Salt Lake Tribune] Kane will remain at Blackhawks’ camp, despite the latest investigation news. [Chicago Sun-Times]

PICTURES: The Red Wings downed the Blackhawks in a preseason rematch, 4-1. [The Detroit News] The Brad Richards – Tomas Jurco – Tomas Tatar line dominated play. [Hockey Buzz]

The Senators also defeated the Sabres, 4-1. []

Kane scored two goals in his first preseason home game. [The Score]

According to Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, “goalies hate” 3-on-3 hockey. [Fox Sports]

The Rangers and Flyers had quite the boring overtime; it’s not what the NHL expected. [New York Post]

Information about the Maple Leafs’ latest round of roster cuts. [Pension Plan Puppets]

Dennis Seidenberg
Dennis Seidenberg

Dennis Seidenberg’s injury could open the door for younger, better players to enter the lineup. [Today’s Slapshot]

The Penguins have finally added the offensive depth needed to play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. [CBS Sports]

With Todd Ewen’s death, the list of NHL enforcers who have passed away gets longer. [The Star]

John Tortorella is putting any NHL comeback on hold to coach in the World Cup. [US News & World Report]

NHL 16 has rectified the issues with the last series’ version. [Polygon]

Finally, is it possible to spell Wayne Gretzky’s name incorrectly? Apparently, it is. [Puck Daddy]