Ramblings: Injuries to Buchnevich, Arvidsson, Campbell; Kase; Chychrun; Hot and Cold Starts – November 13

Michael Clifford

2018-11-13

 

Remember Team North America? It feels like a lifetime ago, and I was skeptical about it at first, but that team remains one of the most exciting teams I’ve ever watched.

Anyway, we got a timeline on the 2020 World Cup of Hockey:

 

 

Of course, it’s worth reminding everyone that both the NHL and the NHLPA could opt out of the current CBA before next season (it’s a little more complicated than that but that’s the essence of it). The 2020 World Cup, and the 2022 Winter Olympics, could both be used for leverage, the latter by the NHL and the former by the NHLPA.

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The Rangers will be without Pavel Buchnevich for at least a month due to a broken thumb.

It had been a rocky start to his season but this injury comes at a brutal time. He was finally back on the top line and had points in three straight games. Ryan Spooner took his spot for those looking for an immediate replacement.  

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First it was Jonathan Quick and now Jack Cam