NHL Daily: Brian Gionta, Brooks Laich, Boston Bruins

NHL Daily: The Chicago Blawkhawks Have Expressed Interest in Brian Gionta, Maple Leaf Brooks Laich Isn’t Happy With His Play, the Boston Bruins Are Finally Being Used Effectively and More! (Morning NHL Headlines)

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There were nine games on the NHL schedule Tuesday night. First, the Penguins topped the Hurricanes 3-1, the Senators beat the Devils 2-1 and the Lightning topped the Oilers 4-1. The Canadiens beat out the Rangers 3-2 in a shootout, the Maple Leafs topped the Jets 4-3 in OT and the Isles beat the Red Wings 3-1.

Lastly, the Blackhawks topped the Wild 5-3, the Flames topped the Predators 6-5 in OT and the Kings beat the Avalanche 2-1.

The Highlight of the Night:

NHL Daily: Morning NHL Headlines

Blackhawks’ Interest in Brian Gionta Rising

The Blackhawks have recently expressed interest in Buffalo Sabre Brion Gionta. With the interest expressed some trade rumors are beginning to bounce around. [Blackhawk Up]

Will the Flyers Gamble Their Captain?

Trade rumors are flying all over the league, but is something big brewing for the Flyers? Will the Flyer’s risk their captain, Claude Giroux,  by putting him on the trade block? [Broad Street Buzz]

Season Defining Road Trip for Isles

The Islanders are starting a nine-game road trip that will have a big say in the team’s future playoff plans. Just two points out of a playoff spot, the Isles are looking to leave this road trip with more wins than losses. [Eyes on Isles]

Brooks Laich Isn’t Happy With His Situation

Maple Leaf Brooks Laich has expressed his discontent with his current situation, his slacking play and declining role. The Maple Leafs, however, haven’t been so understanding of Laich’s willingness to part with the team to join a Stanley Cup contender. [Editor-in-Leaf]

Blues May Lose Kevin Shattenkirk for Nothing

The trade deadline is coming quickly and Kevin Shattenkirk is still in St. Louis. With the trade deadline coming so close there is a big chance that Shattenkirk won’t be moved and the Blues will have a big risk of losing him for nothing in the offseason when he hits free agency. [Bleedin’ Blue]

The Avalanche Isn’t Properly Developing Their Prospects

The Avalanche should be turning to the AHL and their prospects in face of injuries and player need but the team isn’t doing so. How can Colorado expect to grow their prospects if they never give them a taste of the NHL? [Mile High Sticking]

Bruce Cassidy is Using the Bruins Properly

New Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy is using the Bruins properly and to their full potential. The team is finding a spark of new play and success with their new coach who is proving he knows how to channel the team’s potential. [Causeway Crowd]

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