First night jitters abound as players sit in the locker room.á Some have been here many times, and others are here for the very first time.á So letÆs get right to it and light the lamp on the first Hat Trick of the season, or the top three things I am looking for this opening weekend of hockey. 1.) New Faces in New Places:á How will the new guys fit in? This is the biggest question facing 30 teams this weekend.á From promising rookies to big time free agents, these are the players are fans are excited to.á Which of these players make an immediate impact will be great to watch this weekend.á Three specific new faces I will be watching are John Tavares in Long Island, Chris Pronger in Philadelphia, and Marian Gaborik in Manhattan. 2.) Hockey overseas: Last yearÆs Premier Event saw al ...
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