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Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day: February 23rd



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Another special edition of the Saturday Headlines. Lots of exciting hockey news with the trade deadline coming. Here is the top hockey news for Saturday, February 23rd. Today’s stories include Matt Duchene traded, Ryan Dzingel traded, New Jersey moves Ben Lovejoy, Mats Zuccarello on the move, Patrik Laine breaks goal drought, Connor McDavid suspended, Nick Jensen traded to Washington, and Sergei Bobrovsky back to back shutouts.

Top Hockey News for Saturday, February 23rd

To no one’s surprise, the Ottawa Senators traded Matt Duchene. What was surprising was that he went to Columbus.

Joining Duchene in Columbus, is Ryan Dzingel, who was traded Saturday evening by the Senators.

As the Devils continue to lose, New Jersey traded defenseman Ben Lovejoy to Dallas.

Dallas continued to add players on Saturday as the Stars acquired Mats Zuccarello from the New York Rangers.

Finally the streak is over as Patrik Laine scores twice in win over Vegas.

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For the first time in his career Edmonton’s Connor McDavid will be suspended for two games for a hit to the head.

Another player on the move is Nick Jensen. Washington traded for Jensen from Detroit. Then signed him to a new contract.

As Columbus goes all in, Sergei Bobrovsky posts back to back shutouts.

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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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