Hockey Headlines: First NHL Week Wraps Up; Whale Win First NWHL Game

Here’s what you may have missed from a busy weekend for hockey fans:

The Connecticut Whale won the first ever NWHL game. [Sports Illustrated] It was a loud, sellout crowd for the first NWHL game. [Collinsville Press] There is a much bigger picture here and the players know it. [New York Times]

In the Blues’ loss to the Wild on Saturday, young forward Robby Fabbri was injured. [Today’s Slapshot]

The Sharks’ play, among other things, has surprised league pundits in the first week of NHL action. [USA Today] Here’s what you can take away from the start of the season. [Bleacher Report]

The save of the year could have been in Week 1, thanks to Henrik Lundqvist. [Hockey Feed]

Dmitry Orlov is back in the NHL after 18 months. []

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Tomas Plekanec (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Tomas Plekanec’s two goals helped Mike Condon earn his first NHL win in Sunday’s lone game. [Puck Daddy]

Bobby Ryan laid out a massive hit on David Desharnais. [The Score]

The 3-on-3 may be exciting, but it still doesn’t beat 4-on-4. [Denver Post]

Harvard standout Jimmy Vesey will have a slew of takers when he hits the open market. [SportsNet]

There are still rumors that the Sabres are in the market for a goaltender. [Hockey Buzz]

Claude Julien lost his first coach’s challenge. [Boston Globe]

The bruins dropped their second game to the Habs. [The Pink Puck]

Bruins prospect Colin Miller looked good in his first NHL action. [NESN]

Zac Rinaldo says the NHL “isn’t messing around” with Torres suspension. [CSNNE]