Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth is going to be a father. Teammate Radko Gudas’ sister, Karolina Gudasová, will be the mother.
Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins lost his #1 starting spot to Matt Murray after Murray led Pittsburgh to the Stanley Cup. This season, Fleury is struggling as a backup goalie with a GAA of 3.42, and his future with the team is uncertain.
The Winnipeg Jets players have been the victim of questionable head shots this season. On Tuesday, against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ben Chiarot was yet another victim.
As the March 1 NHL trade deadline approaches, Martin Hanzal of the Arizona Coyotes is the top center available. He is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season, and the Coyotes are likely to move him for an asset at the deadline rather than get nothing back.
The Philadelphia Flyers are close to a wild card spot, but they should be sellers at the 2017 NHL trade deadline. GM Ron Hextall has alot of decisions to make about his team.