Guess what day it is, guess…never mind….it is Wednesday December 4th. A bunch of NHL action from last night. Leafs and Sharks; Penguins at Islanders; Stars at Blackhawks and a bunch more. Make sure you check out the daily rewind in our video recap section. Let’s get to today’s version of QUICK SHIFTS, our daily look at some of the happenings from around the NHL.
Some hockey goals are just a thing of beauty. Check out this video from NHL.com showing a sweet move by Nick Foligno from the Columbus Blue Jackets as he gives Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning a little “how-she-going”!!!!
The Colorado Avalanche were the worst team in the Western Conference during the 2012-2013 season. This year the Avalanche have gotten off to a good start and sit in 5th place in the conference. Are they for real or a pretender, check out this in-depth look courtesy of Bleacher Report.
Rogers Communications has had a busy week. Last week they agreed to a multi-year, multi billion dollar deal with the NHL for broadcasting rights in Canada. Today, Rogers teamed up with the Edmonton Oilers. Check out what they have in store for the upcoming years in Edmonton.[nhl.com]
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding is proving a lot to himself, fans, the Minnesota Wild and just people everywhere. Read why Harrison Mooney from Puck Daddy and Yahoo Sports says that Harding is the front-runner for this years Vezina Trophy.[YAHOO SPORTS]
How about some Fantasy Hockey fun. It is week 10 in Fantasy Hockey and there have been some surprises this year. This is also about the time where owners start thinking about the young talent they have on their team. Take a look at who Sean Allen at ESPN says are the up and coming youngsters and what players are rising and falling in the fantasy rankings. [ESPN FANTASY HOCKEY]