Training camp is an exciting time for fans. With the exception of the entry draft and the first couple of days of free agency, there isn’t much in the summer to keep hockey fans following the game (barring acrimonious disputes over restricted free agent offer sheets). Training camp gives fans their first looks at some prospects, and showcases others.
There is, however, a group of players who are threatened by training camp. These are bubble players, generally, players who had a spot last year, but either underachieved, or have both trade value and a younger player angling for their job. These guys come in all types: (Read more