Here are your NHL headlines for Monday, August 17.
The Nashville area will have a brand-new arena opened to kick off the 2016 All-Star Weekend. [The Tennessean]
As part of NHL All-Star Game festivities, an outdoor rink will open downtown Dec. 12, writes @NashSportsEd. http://t.co/2VF7FLlAbN
— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) August 17, 2015
Columnist Jack Todd feels that the NHL needs to send the right signal and suspend Patrick Kane. [Montreal Gazette]
Don’t expect an Evgeni Malkin trade anytime soon. [Today’s Slapshot]
John-Michael Liles feels that the newest Avalanche defenseman, Nikita Zadorov, has a lot of tools at his disposal. [The Score]
Here’s some more info on the new league being formed by Pavel Bure. [Puck Daddy]
Is Brett Connolly underrated? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
Stars’ prospect Niklas Hansson could be a Swedish gem. [Defending Big D]
Poll: The Predators and the elephant in the room; should Shea Weber be traded? [Pro Hockey Talk]
How much does Marc Methot boost Erik Karlsson? [HockeyBuzz]
The Kings should have an interesting start to the season. [The Pink Puck]
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