Nathan MacKinnon needs a break-out season before Corey Pronman ranks him higher than the 13th best player under 25-years of age. [MHH]
When it comes to Nikita Zadorov, GM Joe Sakic thinks both sides are “close enough that he should be [at training camp].” [Denver Post]
The Avalanche are hiring a Social Media & Digital Marketing Coordinator!
Vernon Fiddler announces his retirement from the NHL, 877 games later. [The Players Tribune]
The Vegas Golden Knights and LA Kings had a twitter fight for the ages.
It looks like Alex Ovechkin won’t be heading to the Olympics [Washington Post]
Some updates in the David Pastrnak vs. Boston Bruins contract dispute:
...Pastrnak remains in Czech Rep and has no intention of flying over without a new deal. Could start skating with a team there soon...— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) September 13, 2017
Shane Doan inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame [Five for Howling]