The Anaheim Ducks made news, while the league prepares for training camps to open in just over a month. Here’s your news for Sunday, Aug. 9.
Future draft pick Auston Matthews is headed to Switzerland for this coming season. [Five for Howling] The decision sure did come at a surprise for those expecting him to stay in North America. [Arctic Ice Hockey] Future stars could follow in Matthews’ steps. [Fox Sports] At the National Junior Evaluation Camp, Matthews made a move that turned a lot of heads. [The Score]
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The Penguins signed forward Matt Cullen … but why? [Today’s Slapshot]
Capitals fans, as well as fans of mascots around the world, will enjoy NHL 16’s newest announced feature. [CSN Washington]
Creators of NHL 16, EA Sports, may have trouble coming if the Patrick Kane situation continues down the same path. [Chicago Sun Times]
Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz feels “anger” and “disappointment” with Kane’s predicament. [Patch.com]
Josh Cooper of Puck Daddy interviewed Anthony LeBlanc, co-Coyotes owner. [Puck Daddy]
The Bruins’ defense is facing some questions heading into 2015-16. [Pro Hockey Talk]
A close look at Flyers prospect Ivan Provorov. [Dobber Hockey]
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