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