Your links for today:
The Devils Olympians are back stateside. [Star-Ledger]
Profile on Devils prospect Reid Boucher: [Star-Ledger]
Here is Puck Daddy's viewing guide for today's semifinal matches (Sweden-Finland, USA-Canada): [Puck Daddy]
Oh, it's on!
The news isn't great for Preds GM David Poile:
Tough news on Preds GM. RT @diamondhockey: Poile has no sight in his right eye. The doctors hope he will regain some sight at some point.— James Mirtle (@mirtle) February 20, 2014
The Canadian women stunned Team USA and snatched up gold with an impressive rally. [Puck Daddy]
John Tavares will miss the rest of the NHL season with a knee injury. Ouch. [Puck Daddy]
Let's check in with the Islanders' management:
#Isles GM Garth Snow spitting mad over Tavares' Olympic injury: "Are the IIHF or IOC going to reimburse our season ticket holders now?"— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) February 20, 2014
Someone is mad! But wait, didn't Mr. Snow have some thoughts other thoughts about one of his players going to the Olympics awhile back? Ah, yes!
Garth Snow was already furious at USA Hockey for leaving Kyle Okposo off the team. Now he's ticked off at the IOC b/c of the Tavares injury.— Daniel Friedman (@DFriedmanOnNYI) February 20, 2014
Can't have it both ways!
Alex Ovechkin hasn't returned to the United States after his dad reportedly had a heart attack. [Eye on Hockey]
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