The off-season needs more field hockey
So here’s Connor Bedard playing roller field hockey: pic.twitter.com/TIA4PrEscY
– The Hockey News (@TheHockeyNews) July 25, 2023
In a few weeks, we’ll finally get to see Connor Bedard play his very first game in the National League. The youngster maintains that he’ll have to fight to get his position in Chicago for the Hawks’ first game in 2023-2024…
But everyone knows that his place is guaranteed in Luke Richardson’s line-up. At least, if he doesn’t make the club for reason X, we’ll clearly be hearing about it all over the NHL.
The young sensation decided to stay in shape this summer by playing in a roller field hockey league. Connor Bedard being Connor Bedard, the Blackhawks prospect has racked up an impressive 35 pointsafter just seven games…
And Bedard doesn’t just score goals for the sake of scoring goals. He steals the show every time he takes the ice, and he’s clearly too good for the league:
You know you want to watch some Connor Bedard (64 in yellow) roller field hockey highlights
– Four Feathers Podcast (@FourFeathersPod) May 22, 2023
Imagine it. You’re participating in a roller field hockey league and after your day’s work, no matter how tired you are, you have to face Connor Bedard…
It’s got to be pretty special. And I feel bad for all the other players in that league, hehe.
It gives him a break from his physical preparation and the pressure that surrounds him, and that’s what’s important.
I don’t know if his opponents have as much fun as he does when he’s on the ice, but I figure that being able to face him balances things out. I wouldn’t mind losing 10-0 to Connor Bedard…
Pierre Engvall gets locked into his second long term deal of the off season 💍
(📸: IG/pierreengwall) pic.twitter.com/bhn2OwiaSc
– BarDown (@BarDown) July 31, 2023
*The original post had Columbus at 505 days since their last shutout but it was actually 564 days, January 13th, 2022.
They won that game 6-0 over Carolina.
At that time in the league:
– Nazem Kadri was 4th in NHL scoring
– Nashville was 4th in NHL standings
– Debrincat was on… pic.twitter.com/ftvmlAmH4E
– Big Head Hockey (@BigHeadHcky) July 31, 2023
– After Max Scherzer, the Mets are now evaluating the possibility of trading Justin Verlander.
– Nice addition to Toronto. Brings depth to the team’s bench.