The Colorado Avalanche have a pair of intriguing 19-year-olds on their roster this year in Tyson Jost and Samuel Girard.
The question of whether or not Jost will be available for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Championships this year has been circulating since the season began, but now the question of whether Girard will be available has popped up as well.
Time is running out, which leaves the question: will the Avalanche, who have remained relatively mum on the matter, release two of their most promising stars to play in an international tournament this year? [Mile High Hockey]
Speaking of stars - AHL tweener Rocco Grimaldi hasn’t found a way to stick at the NHL level this year, but he’s been excellent for the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage so far. That includes on Star Wars night, when he managed to net a hat trick. [MHH]
DU has been rolling on, as well, notching two ties this weekend to remain off the loser board for another week. They kept it all in the Colorado family, too, netting both stalemate final results against none other than Colorado College. [MHH]
Can’t forget a nod to Teddy Bear Toss games, too:
On the west coast, it looks like Paul Martin is about to hit the ice in the AHL - for the first time in his career. He’ll recover from IR down in the minors. [Fear the Fin]
Finally, Ben Scrivens is having a great year in the KHL, boasting a .920 through 32 games and counting this year.
But this goal on Monday night, which set a record for fastest goal allowed, was... maybe not one he wants to remember: