The NFL season has finally begun and there will be lot’s of games this weekend, not to mention NHL training camps open next week. So while the end of summer sucks, it’s a great time to be a sports fan. While you sit at home watching football all weekend, let’s take a trip around the NHL world on this Saturday morning.
Here’s your Daily Dashboard.
Boston Bruins forward Gregory Campbell has become famous for his heroic shift in the playoffs after he broke his leg blocking a shot.He’s become a playoff hero, just don’t tell him that. Campbell is refusing to sign any pictures related to his playoff injury, as he doesn’t want to be remembered for an injury. Gregory should be thankful he’s remembered for something more than just Colin Campbell‘s son. How about all those kids you inspired Campbell? Guess that doesn’t really matter. [Puck Daddy]
Did your favourite player have a rough season? Not to worry, here’s 10 players who will have- or need to have- a bounce back season. [Bleacher Report]
A picture leaked from the NHL media tour last night showing Jonathan Toews in
the “reportedly” new Canadian jersey’s looking less than impressed has gone viral. #UnimpressedToews has become a national trend and Puck Daddy is having a contest based on the picture, check it out. [Puck Daddy]
Has anyone seen the new Team Canada Olympic jersey’s? They’re almost as bad as the American ones, jeesh. Someone needs to tell Nike they screwed up. [Days of Y'Orr]
Ever heard of David Dziurzynski? Don’t worry not many have. He was the Ottawa Senators enforcer who lucked out with an NHL call-up but was quickly knocked out by Leafs Frazer McLaren. In an a fight that left Dziurzynski, dizzy it looked like his career was over. But he’s a determined fighter and he’s not done quite yet, check out his story. [Globe and Mail]