With new arena in mind, Coyotes name former Arizona State AD Steve Patterson team president

“We are very pleased to name Steve as our new President and CEO,” Coyotes owner Andrew Barroway said. “Steve has a wealth of experience and has served as an innovative and successful executive in the NFL, NBA, professional hockey, professional baseball and college athletics for over 30 years.

Less than three minutes to play in the opening period, Crosby became entangled with Patric Hornqvist and John Carlson and the three tumbled into the boards behind the Capitals’ net at high velocity. Crosby absorbed the brunt of the impact, landing on his head and left shoulder, and was visibly shaken on the ice.

He rose slowly to his feet, seemingly disoriented, but remained in the game.

In the offseason, the NHL announced an expansion to its concussion spotters program to include “a new staff of Central League Spotters [that] will monitor all games from the Player Safety Room in New York” in addition to those already in place at league arenas, hired locally by the home team to work games.

Crosby told reporters after the game the crash “kind of knocked the wind out of me” but claimed he was otherwise fine. He said he underwent a “standard” concussion evaluation during the first intermission, which Penguins coach Mike Sullivan unknowingly contradicted in answering with a flat “no” when asked if Denver Broncos Cheap Jerseys Crosby was examined during or after the game.

Sullivan also insisted there’s no concern Crosby might miss Wednesday’s Cheap Youth Soccer Jerseys winner-take-all Game 7.