The puck drops Friday night for the start of the
There are some injuries that will keep players sidelined for the opener. Cam Talbot, the starting goaltender, is out with a foot injury.
Fans will see Chris Kreider skating with veterans Chad Kolarik and
Kreider (and J.T. Miller) will receive lots of attention, deservedly so. Kreider would probably be in the NHL if there wasn't a lockout, so he's the one player Whale fans are seeing as a result of the labor dispute.
Not that he won't benefit from spending a little time riding the buses in the
Here's what Gernander said Sunday:
"The success he had with the
It will be fun for fans around here to watch Kreider for as long as he's in Hartford. Enjoy him.
Here's the Whale roster, released on Tuesday: