A Lightning team searching for an identity tries to find one. [Raw Charge]
Victor Hedman said “everything was outstanding” for the Bolts. [Tampa Bay Times]
Alex Killorn is the Lightning’s union rep. He called the players’ union rejecting the league’s proposal on the Olympics to be unanimous. [Tampa Bay Times]
The Avalanche are hockey’s worst team after dropping their fifth straight. [Mile High Hockey]
And now they’ve lost defenseman Erik Johnson to a broken fibula. Ouch. [Denver Post]
Despite the Coyotes shootout loss, Mike Smith’s 58 saves against the Jets set a club record. Who held the previous record? Mike Smith. [Five for Howling]
But no one’s smiling. Especially not Mike Smith.
“Frustrated would be a good word, but its even worse than that. At some point you’d like to see your team move forward," goalie Mike Smith pic.twitter.com/dlFpVdFCPr— FOX Sports Arizona (@FOXSPORTSAZ) December 4, 2016
Sabres goalie Anders Nilsson has a pride flag on his mask to raise awareness for the LGBTQ communities. [The Buffalo News]
Corey Crawford got appendicitis just hours before the Blackhawks’ 3-1 loss.
The Penguins brought back the 1991 and 1992 Stanley Cup champions, calling it a family reunion.
The 1991 & 1992 teams are THRILLED to be back together. They all can't stop smiling and joking around. Truly a beautiful family reunion. pic.twitter.com/lCcRpEpxvq— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 3, 2016