Sheldon Rempal’s been dealing with the disappointment of being sent to the AHL by putting on strong performances in each game.
Speaking of Sheldon Rempal, he currently leads the AHL in points by a rookie player, with eight in four games. [Reign Insider]
On Jaret Anderson-Dolan’s mom Fran’s wild trip across Canada to see him play in Montreal. (Plus: the Kopitars are getting a new tenant.) [The Athletic]
It’s been a long road for Jack Campbell to get to the NHL. [The Athletic]
I think we can all agree that we want to see Tanner Pearson shoot the puck more. [Kings Insider]
As if the eye test didn’t already tell you, here are some numbers to back up how bad the power play is. [The Point]
Relatives of Kings Things
Julianna Iafallo scored her first professional goal as a member of the Buffalo Beauts over the weekend. The Iafallo family organized a very well-timed trip to go see her.
Iafallo Bus trip for a Beauts win! pic.twitter.com/5WgoZlicto— tom iafallo (@tiafallo) October 13, 2018
ANOTHER FIRST!— Buffalo Beauts (@BuffaloBeauts) October 13, 2018
Julianna Iafallo gets her first career goal in her hometown! pic.twitter.com/cF1irfyhCn
Elsewhere in the World
Fear the Fin is looking for contributions from Latinx hockey fans from across the league about their experiences in hockey fandom. Anyone, not just Sharks fans, can contribute.
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS: This Saturday is the Sharks' Hispanic Heritage Night and once again, @fearthefin will be running fanposts all day written by latinx hockey fans/writers/etc. about their experiences in the world of hockey.— steph curry in a sharks jersey (@nowyousieme) October 15, 2018
Interested in writing? Shoot me a DM!
The best defender in the world might be a player you haven’t heard of yet. Meet Finland’s Jenni Hiirikoski. [The Ice Garden]
The Senators honored former goaltender Ray Emery, who passed away earlier this year:
A video tribute to beloved Sens goaltender Ray “Razor” Emery who passed away earlier this year. pic.twitter.com/mtvgoDb0zJ— Ottawa Senators (@Senators) October 16, 2018
Learn more about Behind the Benches, a resource for coaching history in the NHL and beyond. [Blue Shirt Banter]