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Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon week-to-week with lower-body injury
Pavel Francouz, Erik Johnson, Devon Toews, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Matt Calvert are also all out “week-to-week,” according to head coach Jared Bednar. It’s no wonder the team tweeted “depth is the name of the game tonight.”The Avalanche have plenty of other star power, but that’s a long list of important players to be sidelined all at once. The team takes on the Wild again Tuesday and Thursday before a two-game series against the division-leading St. Louis Blues on the weekend.Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports.
“It’s every American’s God-given right to live wherever you want to live,” sayspatriarch in a new tribute video. That ethos has been at the center of the series as it has chronicled the Brown family’s life in the wilderness over the course of the past 12 seasons.
Brown passed away at 68 earlier this month after suffering a seizure. The network will air a new special, The Legacy of Billy Brown on Sunday, February 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT to celebrate his remarkable life.
Discovery describes the special as follows: “Through never-before seen footage and interviews, Billy speaks to the bush legacy he was driven to establish, fueled by faith and his deep adoration for his family. The Wolfpack will also honor the life of their dear patriarch and role model in the special through exclusive new and never-before seen interviews from Ami, Bear, Bam, Gabe, Noah, Bird and Rain.”
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Though the NHL’s inclusion in the Olympics isn’t an absolute guarantee, it does feel inevitable because of the work the league and union put in on the last CBA. These appointments only strengthen the idea that players like Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon will be teammates next year.Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily. Always free! Sign up now ▸More must-reads:All Buffalo Sabres games postponed through at least Feb.
Brown had been with the series since its launch in 2014. Alaskan Bush People wrapped its 12th season on October 29.
Watch the trailer for the special in the tweet below.
Celebrate Billy Brown and his legacy with a specialSunday at 8p on .
— Alaskan Bush People (@AlaskanBushPPL)
Billy’s son Bear shared a tribute of his own when he announced his father’s passing earlier this month: “He was our best friend — a wonderful and loving dad, granddad and husband and he will be dearly missed. He lived his life on his terms, off the grid and off the land and taught us to live like that as well. We plan to honor his legacy going forward, and to continue with his dream. We ask for privacy and prayers during this painful time! God bless everyone!”
Too Many Superheroes? How Streaming Hopes to Avoid Franchise Fatigue .
As the streaming wars heat up, deep-pocked media giants are using franchises as a cudgel to carve out their space in a landscape that is getting overcrowded. This week alone sees the debut of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," one of five Marvel television series for Disney+, just one day after the heavily-anticipated "Snyder Cut" version of "Justice League" premieres on HBO Max. Until he spoke to TheWrap, Malcolm Spellman wasn't worried thatUntil he spoke to TheWrap, Malcolm Spellman wasn't worried that Marvel fans would be suffering burnout when "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" premieres Friday, coming just two weeks after the end of Marvel's first Disney+ series, "WandaVision.