NHL not altering their playoff format
TSN: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman stated that it doesn’t matter what different leagues are doing, they don’t have any intentions of fixing the playoff construction.
“I believe it creates nice competitors all through the common season, it makes the video games most significant and there’s nothing like our playoff event,” he stated throughout a wide-ranging press convention in Edmonton forward of Sport 2 between the Oilers and L.A. Kings in a first-round playoff sequence.
“The Stanley Cup is the toughest (championship) to win. And there’s nothing in any sport like our first spherical.”
The NBA and MLB now have play-ins. The NHL used play-ins in the course of the previous two COVID shortened seasons.
Devils transfer on from two assistant coaches
Devils PR: The New Jersey Devils have mutually parted methods with assistant coach Alain Nasreddine. They gained’t renew his contract.
The Devils additionally relieved assistant coach Mark Recchi of his duties.
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(From the Aircraft ✈️) to Minnesota .
I’m advised the @NJDevils are transferring on from Asst Coches Rechhi & Nasreddine. @espn @NHLNetwork @NHL #HockeyTwitter #StanleyCupPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/tgnDmmFe40
— Kevin Weekes (@KevinWeekes) May 4, 2022
Kraken’s not bringing their goaltending coach again
Ryan S. Clark: Seattle Kraken gained’t be bringing goaltending coach Andrew Allen again subsequent 12 months.
Canadiens signal Riley Kidney
Montreal Canadiens: The Canadiens have signed 2021 second-round draft decide, 63rd general, ahead Riley Kidney.
2022-23: $750,000 wage, $92,500 signing bonus and $80,000 within the minors.
2023-24: $775,000 wage, $92,500 signing bonus and $80,000 within the minors.
2024-25: $775,000 wage, $92,500 signing bonus and $80,000 within the minors.
King Clancy Memorial Trophy nominees
The @NHL has introduced the 32 nominees for the 2021-22 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, offered “to the participant who finest exemplifies management qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his group.”
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— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 4, 2022