Good morning, my name is Andrew Fantucchio. It’s Friday, August 4, and here’s what I’m focused on around the NHL today.
Kyle Dubas Names Himself Pens’ GM:
When Kyle Dubas was hired as the president of hockey operations for the Pittsburgh Penguins, he also took on the role of the club’s general manager on an interim basis until he hired a person to fulfill the position full-time. On Thursday, Dubas named that person: himself.
Updates on Flyers Injuries:
The Philadelphia Flyers have endured difficult seasons these last few years as many of their top players have struggled with injuries. Here’s the latest on the status of Sean Couturier, Cam Atkinson and Ryan Ellis.
More From National Hockey Now:
Los Angeles: Kings’ center Kevin Fiala is one of the NHL’s top playmakers, and there are numbers to back it up.
Boston: In a recent interview on Spittin’ Chiclets of Barstool Sports, Milan Lucic disclosed he had conversations with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks this summer before he ultimately signed with the Bruins.