Let’s go over some news and notes:
- The World Junior Championship is here, and several Golden Knights prospects are looking to make a big impact for their respective squads. [Golden Knights]
- And, of course, one of the Golden Knights’ prospects, Matyas Sapovaliv, wasted no time finding the back of the net.
In other news...
- Our old friend Max Pacioretty is set to miss six months after undergoing surgery on his Achilles. Yikes. [Canes Country]
- Speaking of the Hurricanes, Martin Necas is returning to Carolina on a two-year deal worth $3 million annually. [Canes Country]
- The Rangers finally have a new captain, and it’s none other than defenseman Jacob Trouba. [Blueshirt Banter]
- Nazem Kadri signing with the Islanders is pretty much “a formality,” according to Dave Pagnotta. [TSN]
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