Olli Jokinen said the opportunity to play for new Nashville coach Peter Laviolette was one of the reasons why he chose to sign with the Predators.
“Isn’t this supposed to be the city of brotherly love?”
Gustavsson, 29, posted a 16-5-4 record in 27 appearances with the Red Wings during the 2013-14 campaign.
Dominik Hasek was still playing hockey a few years ago at age 46.
The regular season begins with a matchup against the Boston Bruins, last season’s Presidents’ Trophy winners, on Oct. 9 at Joe Louis Arena.
The Detroit Red Wings have placed 31-year-old right wing Jordin Tootoo on unconditional waivers, according to multiple reports.
“There are two rules in politics, they say never ever be pictured with a drink in your hand, and never swear.”
One lucky lady was able to celebrate on the ice after the Kings won the Stanley Cup — and unfortunately she wasn’t the most nimble on her feet.
The Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup-winning victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night averaged 6 million viewers and had a 3.7 rating on NBC, Nielson said Saturday.
The Los Angeles Kings ended the longest postseason in franchise history with the longest game they had ever played.