Halfway through another work week. Playoff spots still up for grabs. Here is the top hockey news for Wednesday, March 27th. Today’s stories include Canadiens dominate Florida, Columbus keeps pace with big win, Capitals flex muscle against Carolina, Coyotes pick up a huge win, A pair of Oilers have good nights, Lightning extend Jon Cooper, Andrew Ladd injured, Sam Steel records his first hat trick, and Blues long road to the playoffs.
Top Hockey News for Wednesday, March 27th
Montreal continues to take care of business as they hold onto the final wild-card spot.
Sergei Bobrovsky records back to back shutouts as the Blue Jackets keep playoff hopes alive.
Alex Ovechkin records his 49th goal of the season as Washington flex their muscle against Carolina.
Still, on the outside looking in, Arizona keeps playoff hopes alive with a big win over Chicago.
Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each record a hat trick as the Oilers blow out the Kings.
Jon Cooper is not going anywhere, as the Lightning signed him to a multiyear extension.
The New York Islanders received some tough news as Andrew Ladd will be out four to five months with a torn ACL.
Sam Steel records his first career hat trick as the Ducks beat the Canucks.
It has been a long strange trip for the St. Louis Blues as they have gone from last place to a playoff spot.