Happy Friday! The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue to roll on. Here is the top hockey news for Friday, April 19th. Today’s stories include Sharks Stay Alive, Canes even up the series, Blues steal one in Winnipeg, Oshie hurt, Steve Yzerman new GM in Detroit, Flames in do or die mode, Johnny Boychuk hurt, and Jack Hughes big game at U18s
Top Hockey News for Friday, April 19th
Behind a great performance by Martin Jones, the Sharks live to see another day extending the series to Game 6.
In front of a record crowd in Raleigh, the Hurricanes even up the series with the Capitals.
Blues rally with three third period goals to stun the Jets in Winnipeg as Jaden Schwartz scores the winner with 15 seconds left in regulation.
Adding insult to injury, not only did Washington lose Game 4, but T.J. Oshie as well. Oshie will miss significant time with an upper body injury.
After leaving Tampa Bay everyone wondered what Steve Yzerman’s next move will be. Today, Yzerman was announced as the New General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Ken Holland will remain with the team as Senior Vice President.
The Flames are in do or die mode as Calgary is on the brink of elimination in Game 5.
A major blow to the Islanders as the team announced Johnny Boychuk would be sidelined for three to four weeks with a lower body injury.
Number one draft pick Jack Hughes recorded four goals at the U18 World Championship as Team USA won 12-5.