Happy birthday Canada, and happy pay day to countless NHL players on this, the first day of free agency in the League! (Including Joe Thornton, pictured above left in the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue. Hey, c’mon, eyes up here…)
Welcome to the 2017 NHL Free Agent Chatterbox. The Chatterbox offers breaking news and insider insight in one place; to have, at the end of the day, a chronological review of the NHL Free Agent Frenzy’s rumors and trades; and as a place for your friends at Puck Daddy to pop in and out during the day for quick chats. Among the pundits we’re tracking today:
Kevin Allen of USA Today; Pierre LeBrun of ESPN; Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet; Michael Russo of the Star Tribune; Bob McKenzie of TSN; Darren Dreger of TSN; Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet; John Shannon of Sportsnet; Craig Custance of The Athletic; Andy Strickland of True Hockey; Brian Lawton of NHL Network; Dave Pagnotta of The Fourth Period; Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun; Tom Gulitti of NHL.com; Renaud Lavoie of TVA; Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch; Chris Johnston of Sportsnet; your Puck Daddy buddies Wyshynski, Leahy and many more!
(Note: We’re simply filtering the feeds into the Chatter Box. There may be some PG-13 language here and there, so be advised.)
Follow along and enjoy!
Live Blog Puck Daddy’s 2017 Free Agent Frenzy Chatterbox