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Page 6ix: Hockey Gossip From Around the League

Well, it sure has been an interesting week in the world of hockey, hasn’t it? And I don’t mean the actual hockey. AND it’s only Wednesday! TLN crew were chatting this morning about all the recent drama around the league, and it occurred to us that having a quick weekly roundup or rundown of the latest drama and gossip hits might be useful (and more importantly, fun.)

Introducing: Page 6ix. Your weekly hockey drama roundup! We’re just reporting it as it happens, gathering info in one handy place.

Let’s get to it, shall we?

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A Knight’s Tale

The drama this week kicked off with this now infamous tweet by Allan Walsh, agent to Vegas Golden Knight goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.

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Fleury spoke to the press the following day, but never confirmed whether he knew about the tweet ahead of time. I’m not sure we’ll ever know the true story and all the details, but this certainly suggests that there is some drama in Knights-land.

 

Battle of the Blogs

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Moving on, last night was a bit of a rollercoaster on social media. After announcing the trade that sees Kasperi Kapanen heading to Pittsburgh, his girlfriend took to Twitter to apparently denounce tumblr blogs and attack Kapanen’s ex-girlfriend. She later deleted her twitter account, but most of the drama can be found in this thread:

 

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A Knight’s Tale, Take Two

Elsewhere, Jonathan Marchessault took to Instagram to vent some frustration over the Golden Knights’ loss, by replying to comments with some colourful comebacks:

 

Sucker Punch

And finally, San Jose Shark Logan Couture tweeted this gem this morning:

Without any witnesses to confirm, we’ll have to take Logan’s word for it that he truly was, allegedly, randomly sucker punched somewhere in Toronto last night. Oh, and some of his replies are fun, too:

 

Now, it is only Wednesday, so who knows what’s in store for the rest of the week? Stay tuned, and we’ll be sure to bring it to you here, at Page 6ix.