Opening Faceoff: Thursday, Jan. 10
Andrew Ference may have a lot of work ahead of him if Tyler Seguin tops his goal total from last season. (Getty Images)
According to a Swiss paper, Tyler Seguin was a lot better at scoring goals for EHC Biel than he was at keeping his apartment overseas from becoming a pigsty. Check out Deadspin’s take.
In related news: Andrew Ference has pledged to plant 50 trees for every goal Seguin scores this season. Yahoo’s Harrison Mooney has the story.
With the No. 1 overall pick three years running, the Oilers have a wealth of young talent on their hands. Many of their key prospects spent the lockout in the AHL and had a memorable experience in Oklahoma City. The Barons’ Chris Wescott has the story.
BU blew a 5-2 lead last night, falling 6-5 in overtime against Harvard. “I don’t remember being this disappointed in a BU team in a long time,” Terriers coach Jack Parker said afterward.
Happy 50th birthday, Normand Leveille.
Today on NEHJ
We’ll have Shawn Hutcheon’s latest Juniors Journal and power rankings, unveil the next wave of players on our list of the 100 greatest players from New England and have a Bruins training camp preview from Kirk Luedeke, focusing on Ryan Spooner and Dougie Hamilton’s efforts to earn spots with the big club.
I’ll keep this description short: Craig Biggio got screwed yesterday.