Their choice of playing together makes for a nice story, but they’re not playing in the best of leagues. Having two top NHL stars playing in something that’s a virtual beer league should give Eispiraten a distinct advantage. Then again, if you’re going to play in a glorified beer league, doing it in Germany gets you some premium suds.
Chris won’t be the only Stewart headed to Europe as his brother Anthony is headed across the ocean as well, except he’ll be playing in England for the Nottingham Panthers of the British league.
Milan Lucic may or may not spend a big chunk of his career with the Los Angeles Kings, but the Boston Bruins haven’t forgotten his contributions.
(Their fans haven’t, either.)
The Bruins shared a tribute video for Lucic, decked out in a loud, retro-style Kings sweater on Tuesday. The hulking winger seemed to appreciate the nod from his former team, and also acknowledged fans who watched him develop into one of the league’s most formidable power forwards.