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Hockey Things: What Caught Our Eye (July 11)

There was no hockey being played on the ice, but the recent NHL draft made for some fun moments.
Kevin and Bruce

This NHL Draft in Montreal gave us quite a few moments to discuss; here are a few that stood out from the rest from this past week: 

Ty Nelson and Isaac Howard Stole the Draft Floor

With the hockey spotlight on you, you might as well look good in the process. Isaac Howard and Ty Nelson stepped up this year. Both players stepped outside of the box with their looks, as Howard went with a white suit and blue turtleneck, while Nelson's suit jacket and fedora turned heads.

Even better, Nelson's hat fit Seattle's jersey scheme quite well, while Howard's suit was in the color palate of the Lightning. Here's hoping we see more unique looks moving forward.

Kevin Owens and Bruce Boudreau: The Newest Tag Team

Bruce Boudreau probably never thought he'd meet his favorite WWE wrestler at an NHL draft. Thankfully, a few strings were pulled to make this fantastic meeting between Boudreau and Kevin Owens happen.

Learning about Boudreau's love for pro wrestling has been one of the best parts of his tenure as the Canucks head coach, and seeing his genuine excitement at this moment made for fantastic television. Boudreau on WWE Monday Night Raw, anyone?

Shane Wright Clears The Air On His Stare

To the surprise of many this past week, Shane Wright fell to the Seattle Kraken at fourth overall. It was an assumed lock that he'd drop no further than second, but for the Kraken, it went in their favor. One of the more talked about moments came when Wright went up on stage to meet the Kraken brass, and it appeared as though he had stared down towards the Montreal table. Sadly, there was no true drama here.

After throwing out the first pitch at a Seattle Mariners game this weekend, Wright would speak with Sportsnet's Jamie Campbell to clear up everything. 

Oh well.


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