1. I know it was pre-season and Drouin has much to prove, but those goals suggest he may be an electrifying talent this season. Should be fun.

  2. Women in Hockey Still Struggling for Relevance

  3. Tortorella Named Team USA's World Cup Head Coach

  4. Torts Focused on Winning World Cup, Not Returning to NHL

  5. Tortorella Pranked During USA Hockey Call

  6. Then, of course, there was this: http://t.co/jXrLMPLnEO Couldn't find any video of his GWG beauty vs. FLA last Saturday, which is too bad.

  7. On this link, vs. DAL, you have to get to mid-point of hilite pack to see Drouin's goal: https://t.co/nYmpxKBb2a

  8. Team Sweden Roster Projections for World Cup

  9. NHL, Adidas Agree to 7-Year Jersey Deal

  10. If Jagr Declines, Voracek and Krejci Should Lead CZE at WC

  11. Thx to @myregularface for this link, which is a little bouncy but shows Drouin's breakaway vs. NSH: https://t.co/DDgu4ebWLX

  12. But I ran out of time, so I'll throw up a few links to three of Drouin's spectacular pre-season goals, which I suspect we'll see more of.

  13. Olympics Unclear Amid World Cup Announcement

  14. NHL Announces Full World Cup of Hockey Details

  15. U.S. Ended Canada's Reign at 1996 Tourney

  16. I was actually going to write a piece on a night when those two rookies will break in, I'm fascinated to see if Jonathan Drouin breaks out.

  17. Doing the OTT-BUF game tonight in Sens region. Will be fun to watch Eichel debut. Of course, McDavid debut tonight, too. So it begins...

  18. Players Already Primed for World Cup

  19. Chiarelli to Be YoungStars GM at World Cup

  20. United States Roster Projection for World Cup

  21. Expectations are high as the @NWHL_ begins a new era in women’s hockey this weekend: http://t.co/Tv6NEi0GW0 http://t.co/3Z7ZzmyCmv

  22. The @IIHFHockey's World Girls' Ice Hockey Weekend is taking place this Saturday & Sunday! #girlshockey | https://t.co/XJv3H25VjI

  23. World Cup Won't Replace Olympics for NHL Players

  24. Canada Roster Projection for World Cup of Hockey

  25. Ex-Oilers HC Krueger to Lead Europe's WC Squad

  26. Walpole Express junior hockey team takes fast track in new league: http://t.co/t8V3g8mTm3 http://t.co/t9jYXWdZaW

  27. Dan Cleary (DET) and Tom Nilsson (NYI unconditional waivers) cleared waivers today.

  28. Russia Fined $85,000 for Leaving Ice Before Canada's Anthem at IIHF Ceremony

  29. HOFer Bure Leading Push for Old-Timers League

  30. John Scott (ARI) on waivers. NSH puts Mikko Vainonen on unconditional $125 waivers, presumably for mutual termination of contract.

  31. @nhlties @liam_mchugh Pressure was on after meeting you. Couldn't disappoint on the first night.

  32. Kings' Lombardi Named USA GM for World Cup

  33. Will NHL Go to Beijing for 2022 Winter Olympics?

  34. Troy Youth Hockey Association's Lady Sting promotes nutrition as a path to success: http://t.co/SsDEhnHi7t http://t.co/kti7EYFhRN

  35. Probably should rephrase that last tweet for sake of accuracy: Torres not planning to appeal his suspension. Has til 4:42 ET if he opts to.

  36. Amanda Kessel to Miss Another Season

  37. MiLB Teams to Wear 'Miracle on Ice' Jerseys During Game

  38. Raffi Torres is not appealing his suspension.

  39. The puck drops tonight for the @NHL season opener. Hockey is back! http://t.co/EkV76kTcCG http://t.co/DxpqVoHcLi

  40. If Torres appeals to Bettman, is so inclined after that, he can request independent arbitration. Option available for suspensions 6 or more.

  41. If Raffi Torres is going to appeal his 41-game suspension, he must do so by 4:42 pm ET today. If there's appeal, NHL commissioner hears it.

  42. @John2Receiving @Scotty_Dangles immediately. Just a paper transaction. In on opening night.

  43. Coordinator, Social Media and Digital Content position now open at USA Hockey's national office. More info/apply: http://t.co/EroJLzS2x1

  44. A passion and love for hockey is just as important as the skills your child honed all summer: http://t.co/GVX1ec9NCO http://t.co/Wj2MqYj3Je

  45. If you didn't know, the Nilsson on waivers (NYI) is Tom.