Top hockey news for Wednesday October 11, features Pittsburgh’s visit to the White House, the New York Islanders area situation, a Detroit Red Wings super fan lifetime ban, an emotional night in Las Vegas, Alex Burrows returns to Vancouver, and Montreal struggles to sell out home opener.
Top hockey news for Wednesday October 11
The Pittsburgh Penguins continued the tradition of championship teams visiting the White House. Pittsburgh made sure to clear of politics.
New York Islanders owner John Ledecky made it clear the Islanders will play in Brooklyn for at least two more years, while focusing on building a new arena in Belmont Park.
The tradition of throwing an octopus in Detroit dates back to 1952, except this time it leads to a fan being banned from Little Caesar’s Arena.
It was an emotional night in Las Vegas as the Golden Knights honored the victims of the tragic shooting prior to their home opener. What made the night even more special the Golden Knights sent their fans home with a victory.
Alex Burrows forged a bond with the City of Vancouver during his time playing for the Canucks. The fans showed their respect towards Burrows in his return.
The struggles of the Montreal Canadiens are just not on the ice. Montreal had a problem selling out their home opener against the Chicago Blackhawks.
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