NHL Daily: Travis Hamonic, Ryan Spooner, Chicago Blackhawks

NHL Daily: Travis Hamonic is Not a Top-Pair D-Man for the New York Isles, Bruin Ryan Spooner Calls Out Former Coach Claude Julien, Chicago Blackhawks Keep Getting Better and More! (Morning NHL Headlines)

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There were only two games on the NHL’s schedule for Wednesday night, following the final trade deadline. The Chicago Blackhawks topped the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 and the Tampa Bay Lighting topped the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 in OT.

the Highlight of the Night:

NHL Daily: Morning NHL Headlines

Travis Hamonic Not a Top-Pair D-Man

Isles defenseman Travis Hamonic has done a lot of good for the Islanders but, in the end, he just doesn’t cut it as a top-pair d-man. [Eyes on Isles]

Buffalo Sabres Playoff Odds Explained

The trade deadline has ended and gone and now the focus is all on the coming playoffs. See where the Buffalo Sabres fall in all the coming playoff hype if they were here. [Sabre Noise]

Meet New Flyer Valtteri Filppula

The Flyers have picked up a new player at the trade deadline from the Tampa Bay Lighting. The newest Flyer in Philadelphia is Valtteri Filppula. It’s time to take a closer look at the newest player on Broad Street. [Broad Street Buzz]

Ryan Spooner Calls Out Former Bruins Coach

Boston Bruin Ryan Spooner has called out former head coach Claude Julien. The Bruin expressed his thoughts as to his lack of playing time under former coaching staff and didn’t hold back how he truly felt. [Causeway Crowd]

Trade Deadline Report Card for the New York Rangers

The Rangers didn’t make a huge splash at the trade deadline but they did make a few moves- including picking up former Red Wing Brendan Smith. See how the Rangers were graded this deadline. [Blue line Station]

Blues Lucky Kevin Shattenkirk Declined Extension

Many fans in St.Louis were hoping for an extension for Kevin Shattenkirk while the others were hoping for a trade. Despite the difference, Shattenkirk was moved and the Blues should feel lucky that he declined an extension. [Bleedin’ Blue]

Trade Deadlines Prompts a Rise in Power Rankings for Hawks

The trade deadline has benefited the Blackhawks. Following the deadline, the Hawks are only continuing to get better and better. [Blackhawk Up]

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