NHL Daily Fix: Corey Perry suckers Dan Boyle; Iginla fallout
The NHL Daily Fix is your morning wakeup call, with news and notes for the day's hockey action. Here's what's going on Thursday: Corey Perry suckered Dan Boyle leading to a fight and the fallout from the Jarome Iginla trade.
The NHL Daily Fix is your morning wakeup call, with news and notes for the day's hockey action.
Boyle soon responded by going after Perry and dropping the gloves. He must have really been mad to go after Perry at his size. (YouTube)
• Man-games lost is a pretty self-explanatory stat; how many games have been missed per player because of injury? For example, if four players are scratched because of injury in one game, that's four man-games lost. It's a good way to measure a team's health. So which teams are doing best? It should be no surprise to see Minnesota, Anaheim, Pittsburgh, Boston and LA at the bottom as the healthiest team. No wonder they're winning. (Globe & Mail)
"He's playing unreal, he's probably the best goalie in the league right now, so obviously you've got to roll with the hot hand and that’s totally understandable."
• Are the Flames finally at the point where they will blow it all up? "I think we're going to be busy," GM Jay Feaster said. "We are not looking to go out and move picks or prospects right now." About time. (@NHLFlames)
• Lastly, the Iggy Dance one more time from Calgary but I'll leave out the music.
• Now to the schedule, where Iginla is not expected to play for Pittsburgh.
Carolina at Toronto (7 ET)
NY Islanders at Philadelphia (7 ET)
Winnipeg at Pittsburgh (7 ET)
Buffalo at Florida (7:30 ET)
NY Rangers at Ottawa (7:30 ET)
Los Angeles at St. Louis (8 ET, NHL Network)
Phoenix at Nashville (8 ET)
Columbus at Edmonton (9:30 ET)
Colorado at Vancouver (10 ET)
Detroit at San Jose (10:30 ET)
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