Travis Konecny was always on a collision course with being an All-Star type winger. This didn’t start with Alain Vigneault and it won’t end with him either. Going back to his Ottawa 67’s days he was an exciting player who could score the exciting goal but also elevate his linemates.
Voorhees - - JVR is back in Philadelphia. He fits in this town. He had mostly good times in Philadelphia. He was a home-grown player who was drafted 2nd overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He didn’t need to be sold on the organization. He knew he was going
Toronto - - Many complain that the NHL doesn’t do enough to promote the great young players of the league. In this game one of the leaders for the Calder Award, Auston Matthews got two goals (19, 20), one was a game-winner and Detroit’s Anthony Mantha got three points. The
Toronto - - BMO Field is massive. It looks like a great venue and the ice is near perfect. The best ice I ever saw was in the Big House and Dave Andreychuk seconded that. Being a very open stadium the wind could be an issue.
Antoine Bibeau practiced today