The Five Most Surprising Stories of the NHL Season So Far

November 6th, 2009 by Ryan Pickard Leave a reply »
With the Bruins recent struggles lately I decided I'd change it up a bit and write about some of the most suprising stories in the NHL so far. We're about a little over a month into the hockey season now and there has been a number of suprising developments already. Who knew there would be so many with so little games played. If the season keeps up like this it will be very intersting come April and May. Before I start I would just like to talk about some of the stories that didn't make the final cut. Everyone has heard of the Swine Flu or so to be politically correct the H1N1 virus.Well it has already started making its rounds in the NHL. So far atleast three players have been diagnosed with the flu including David Krejci of the Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals forward Quintin Laing. Players are doing their best to avoid this flu. This could play a very intersting part come playoff time especially if it effects any of the big time contenders. Another is the Toronto Maple Leafs struggles. As of now the Leafs sit tied for dead last with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Leafs weren't expected to be real contenders for the cup but were figured to be vieing for the final pl ...

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