In advance of Monday’s scheduled National Hockey League board of governors meeting, there’s a lot of media chatter about a potential agreement on a playoff format. On Sunday, The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun tweeted an update on talks about a 24-team playoff format.
The Stockton Heat were one of the top teams in the American Hockey League in 2019-20, finishing eighth in points percentage. A lot of the credit has to go to their depth players, including a defensive core that relied heavily on AHL signees. Will any of these AHL-contracted players be brought back for 2020-21?
This coming May is the 40th anniversary of the Atlanta Flames moving to Calgary. To commemorate this occasion, we’re counting down the Top 40 Calgary Flames in history. #5 on our list is Joe Nieuwendyk.