Has Dave Hakstol Demoted Brayden Schenn?
NEW YORK — It’s almost a surprise every day when Brayden Schenn walks into the rink.
Where will he fit today?
Coach Dave Hakstol has made several in-game adjustments, and not just with Schenn, and typically they end up sticking at least for the following game.
Schenn began Wednesday’s come-from-behind victory on the first line with Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds. He played the last two periods on a line with Nick Cousins and Chris VandeVelde,
Hockey players talk about having short memories and with Schenn, every day he wipes the slate clean because he’s not sure where he’ll be the next.
“Yeah, pretty much. I just kind of show up,” Schenn said. “I’ve got asked this question lots of times before. Whoever I’m playing with I just go out there and don’t really change my game. I go out there and do my job and I know it sounds like a cliché answer, but when you’re getting flipped around everywhere you tend not to worry about that stuff as much.”