Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day: February 6th
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Halfway through another work week. Hockey is back in full swing. Here is the top hockey news of the day for Wednesday, February 6th. Today’s stories include Auston Matthews’s contract extension, Kyle Dubas willing to wait on Marner, Patrice Bergeron’s historic night, Ilya Kovalchuk’s revenge, Chicago inching closer to the playoffs, Long Island pushes for Coliseum playoff games, Oilers historic collapse, and Alex Ovechkin becomes highest scoring Russian player.


Top Hockey News for Wednesday, February 6th

The big news out of Toronto is that Auston Matthews signed a new five-year, $58 million contract extension.

Staying with the Maple Leafs, GM Kyle Dubas is willing to wait on negotiations with Mitch Marner.

Not only did Patrice Bergeron play in his 1000th game, but scored two goals in a Bruins win.

Going into New Jersey, Ilya Kovalchuk was the most hated man. Coming out of the game, Kovalchuk had the last laugh as scored a goal in the Kings win.

As the Chicago Blackhawks continue to win games, the team inches closer to a playoff spot.

With the Islanders playing games at the Coliseum, Long Island would like the team to play playoff games there.

The tipping point is finally here for the Oilers fan base, as Edmonton has a historic collapse.

In a much-needed win for Washington, Alex Ovechkin becomes the highest scoring Russian in NHL history.

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Photo Credit: Santeri Viinamäki [CC BY-SA 4.0], from 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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