[EdmontonOilers] UPDATE: Oilers & Condors forward Colby Cave is out of emergency surgery at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. Doctors removed a colloid cyst that was causing pressure on his brain. He remains in a medically-induced coma. Emily & his family ask for continued thoughts & prayers.
Reddit /r/hockey | 08 Apr 02h40
CCM is donating 500,000 surgical masks to healthcare workers to help fight COVID-19
Former ref Kerry Fraser tells an incredible story about his emotional reconciliation with Theo Fleury
Reddit /r/hockey | 08 Apr 18h46
[Kerry wrote this story for the Players' Tribune back in 2016,](https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/2016-6-7-kerry-fraser-nhl-referee-stories) but I stumbled across it today and was really struck by his story about reconciling with Theo Fleury. The whole article is well worth reading, but here's a short excerpt:
>Four years [after Fleury threw a helmet at Fraser], I was reffing a game in New York when Theo came up to me with tears in his eyes. “Kerry, you gotta do something,” he said.
>Theo had just gotten back to the ice after some time in a rehab program. At the time, I didn’t know the extent of his past trauma wit...
[The Stanley Cup] The Playoffs would’ve started today. My day would’ve consisted of appearances, greeting excited fans and gearing up for the best postseason in sports. Instead, I’m self-isolating in my case until it is safe to come out again. Don’t worry, though… I’m comfy in here.
Reddit /r/hockey | 08 Apr 19h16
The day former amateur hockey goaltender Jack Lazorko brought his goalie skills to an MLB pitchers mound
Vladimir Tarasenko “the best way to know how to beat a goalie is to practice being the goalie”
Reddit /r/hockey | 07 Apr 20h37
Not so-Fun fact: the only number currently not being worn in the NHL is number 69.
Reddit /r/hockey | 08 Apr 04h28
Yes, 66 and 99 are also not being used (although Ho sang does use 66 and was very recently active)
I should just say the fun fact is that 69, 66, and 99 are the only numbers not in use. Respect to the legends!