Let’s just say, for the sake of argument, that the NHL’s labor negotiations follow a similar path to last year’s NBA work stoppage, which ended around Thanksgiving and resulted in an abbreviated 6
To some, it may seem sacrilegious.
I mean, who other than Wayne Gretzky has the audacity to wear No. 99 in professional hockey?
Nicklas Backstrom, that’s who.
Alex Ovechkin proved a number of things on Saturday when he shattered a pane of glass in a KHL game against Atlant Moscow.
Nicklas Backstrom’s first choice was to play for the Capitals this season.
His second choice was to play for his hometown team in Brynas of the Swedish Elite League.