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Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day: January 11th



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Happy Friday Everyone!!! Another week in the books. Lots of exciting hockey action to look forward to. Here is the top hockey news for Friday, January 11th. Today’s stories include Rick Nash retires, John Tavares hits a milestone, New Technology changing the game, Jack Eichel is back, Casey DeSmith signs new extension, Sergei Bobrosvky issues resolved, Senators overcoming the odds, What players shouldn’t give up and a nice hit from Alex Ovechkin.

Top hockey news for Friday, January 11th

It is unfortunate to see an athlete have to retire because of injury. That is exactly what happened on Friday, as Rick Nash retired from the NHL citing concussion related symptoms.

John Tavares scores twice recording hitting mile marker 300 and 301 as the Maple Leafs defeat the Devils.

Technology can make things worse or better. NHL is hoping for the latter as new technology has been created to track player stats for gambling purposes.

The Buffalo Sabres are getting back to full strength as Jack Eichel is practicing and could be back in the lineup soon.

The Pittsburgh Penguins will ride with Matt Murray and Casey DeSmith as their goalie tandem of the future as  DeSmith signed a new three-year contract extension.

After being suspended for a game by the team, Sergei Bobrovsky and the Columbus Blue Jackets are back on the same page.

As the Ottawa head out to California, the Senators with back to back wins continue to overcome the odds.

Greg Wyshynski of ESPN looks at what players shouldn’t give up in the next CBA talks.

Alex Ovechkin delivers a nice hit on Zdeno Chara

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Photo Credit: By Robert Kowal (Rick Nash) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Jim is a 2008 graduate of Saint Michaels College who is currently writing the NHL Notebooks, Behind Enemy Lines, and Daily Links segments for Murphys Hockey Law and Boston Hockey Now an affiliate of National Hockey Now. Jim has a passion for the game of hockey as one coach put it "he is the student of the game. When Jim is not writing he can be found at the local rinks playing or being a referee. Throughout his time in the game, Jim coaches a local high school team in New Jersey. In addition, he broadcasted several New Jersey Junior Rockets games for the Eastern Hockey League. Reach him on Twitter: @JimBiringer

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