Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Ladies and gentlemen, Phil Kessel has signed a one-year contract with the Golden Knights. This is not a drill. [Knights On Ice]
- It’s everyone’s favorite offseason exercise — roster projecting! Here’s what things could look like if the Golden Knights break up the “misfit line.” [The Athletic]
- One NHL analyst believes the Golden Knights will either be really good or really bad this season. [Sports Illustrated]
In other news...
- The World Cup of Hockey will be making its return in 2024, so that should be something fun to look forward to. [NHL]
- After consulting with the joint NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program, Blue Jackets forward Alexandre Texier will not play in the 2022-23 season. [Sportsnet]
- Trevor Zegras and Sarah Nurse (!) are the cover athletes for NHL 23, and to be honest, they’re perfect for it.
What’s better than one cover athlete?— EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL) August 24, 2022
Your two official #NHL23 cover athletes @tzegras11 and @nursey16 ⭐️⭐️
See the full reveal tomorrow
➡️ https://t.co/QhoZN09ldb pic.twitter.com/06XIVh92ud
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