Sunday, August 19, 2012

Dany Heatley Goes to Court, Max Pacioretty Fantasy Projection, Team Canada and More

Dany Heatley - Minnesota Wild v Colorado Avalanche
Happy Sunday!

Is it just me, or is the Summer of 2012 chock full of legal proceedings involving NHL figures?

The Nashville Predators are being sued for a failed "Flying Puck" stunt. Now, if you thought being a flying puck was devoid of any injury risk, you are kind of stupid in my opinion, but I digress.

Elsewhere, Bob Murray and colleagues are currently defending themselves against assault charges.

And, finally, it was reported yesterday that Dany Heatley is brining his former agent to court on charges of fraud. Travis Yost at HockeyBuzz takes a detailed look at the case.

I suppose in an offseason focused on CBA talks, all of these legal happenings are befitting.

Habs and Hockey News

- HabsWorld's Fantasy Focus series continues, this time making projections for the newly extended Max Pacioretty.

- New York Islanders (for now) defensemen Lubomir Vishnovsky was in a car accident but is reportedly uninjured.

-  Team Canada won its fifth straight U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Super prospect Nathan Mackinnon had a hat trick in the game.

(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America)


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