Yesterday at San Jose Hockey Now, we broke the terms of impending RFA Joel Kellman’s new two-year contract. Check out the story here, Kellman’s cap hit will be $750K.
In other San Jose Sharks news…
This was Evander Kane’s message to young black Canadians:
"We want to create a better environment for you. It's going to take some time. Trust us. We're here for you." – @evanderkane_9 shared his message for young Black Canadians in hockey.
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) August 28, 2020
Joel Ward is proud of what the Hockey Diversity Alliance has accomplished. (Sportsnet)
Around the NHL…
Not one, but two exclusives from George Richards: NHL investigates former Panthers GM Dale Tallon for using racial language. (Florida Hockey Now)
Richards talks to Tallon about the investigation. (Florida Hockey Now)
Ex-San Jose Sharks defenseman Dylan DeMelo cracked back at fans displeased with NHL players postponing Thursday and yesterday’s games.
Dylan DeMelo from the top rope, a compilation. pic.twitter.com/cgrEX6ADwl
— Scott Wheeler (@scottcwheeler) August 28, 2020
Behind the scenes of the players’ decision to postpone the playoffs. (The Athletic)
A Flyers beat writer puts his foot in his mouth.
"Can you guys forget about all the social issues for a minute and just focus on hockey" Fucking woof.
— Steph Driver (@StephaliciousD) August 28, 2020
During today’s Flyers press conference, I worded a question poorly. What I meant to convey, & I apologize for not wording better, was, I know there are very important social issues, but I wanted to ask hockey question. In no way did I want to minimize the important social issues.
— Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) August 28, 2020
Zdeno Chara believes taking a stand is “right thing to do”. (Boston Hockey Now)
Jim Rutherford has been chasing himself. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Adrian Dater’s musings from Edmonton. (Colorado Hockey Now)
The ongoing Nassau Coliseum saga has a new wrinkle. (NYI Hockey Now)
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