Blackhawks acquire Strome and Perlini

The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Nick Schmaltz. All 3 players have struggled this year, in 20 games Strome has 6 points, in 22 games Perlini has 6 points and in 23 games Schmaltz has 11 points. It is very early to give up on Dylan Strome who picked #3 in the 2015 NHL … Continue reading Blackhawks acquire Strome and Perlini

Canada waxes the floor with Switzerland in Hlinka Gretzky Cup opener

Despite an early goal being called off, the Canadians stomped on the Swiss. Kirby Dach’s goal 50 seconds into the first period was called off due to a kneeing penalty (thanks Krebs?), but that didn’t slow down the home soil squad. Ottawa 67’s forward Graeme Clarke opened the scoring off a friendly bounce off the end wall to put Canada up 1-0. Seven minutes into … Continue reading Canada waxes the floor with Switzerland in Hlinka Gretzky Cup opener