Another weekend in the books as Monday is here again. Here is the top hockey news for Monday, March 11th from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include Vladimir Tarasenko hurt, Gabriel Landeskog to miss significant time, Jakub Voracek and Jack Eichel suspended, Harry Howell passes away, Lightning clinch a playoff spot, Inside Women’s Pro Hockey, Mark Stone new contract, Matthew Tkachuk’s first hat trick, and Quinn Hughes signs entry level deal.
Top Hockey News for Monday, March 11th
A major reason why St. Louis sits in third place is because of Vladimir Tarasenko. Unfortunately for the Blues, Tarasenko will be out of lineup for at least four games.
Colorado’s playoff chances took a turn for the worse as captain Gabriel Landeskog will miss 4 to 6 weeks.
The NHL Department of Player Safety handed out two suspensions on Sunday. First, Jakub Voracek was suspended two games for his hit on Johnny Boychuk.
Then an hour or so later, the NHL Department of Player Safety was suspending Jack Eichel two games for his hit on Carl Soderberg.
Another legend has left the game of hockey as Rangers Hall of Fame defenseman Harry Howell passed away.
The record setting Tampa Bay Lightning are the first team to clinch a playoff spot.
Kristina Rutherford of Sportsnet looks at the frustrating and inspiring mess that is women’s pro hockey.
On Friday, Mark Stone officially signed his new eight-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.
Matthew Tkachuk’s first career NHL hat trick helps Calgary end Vegas’s six-game winning streak.
Things are getting exciting in Vancouver, as the Canucks sign top prospect Quinn Hughes to an entry-level deal.