Hockey News: Opening Night in the NHL; Malkin Questionable

The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! The NHL season is set to begin, and to get you ready here are all the finalized rosters for each team. []

Evgeni Malkin practiced, but still isn’t sure about playing. [Penguins]

Malkin totally didn’t see the James Neal trade coming. [Trib Live]

Nobody seems to want Marty Brodeur, so he’ll probably have to retire. [Globe and Mail]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)
(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

NBC is pulling out the big guns, hiring TSN veterans Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger. [NBC Sports]

Which team did the guys at Sportsnet predict will win the Cup? Find out here. [Sportsnet]

Canucks fans aren’t expecting a whole lot from their team this season. [The Province]

Just how bad will the Flames be this season? Not the worst! [Metro]

PK Subban uses a special to weapon to take goalies off their game. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)
(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

So apparently Gretzky’s wife wasn’t the one who wanted Los Angeles. [Yahoo Sports]

No players have been suspended so far, but a beat writer was. [Deadspin]

Ryan McDonagh is the newest captain of the New York Rangers. [Fansided]

Brian Gionta will wear the “C” in Buffalo. [Die by the Blade]

And finally, a tough story about a junior hockey player forced to leave the game. [Truro Daily]