Top hockey news for Friday October 13, features a story on possible expansion, star treatment in the NHL, Winnipeg Jets players go fishing, the role of pickle juice in hockey, Stamkos scores first goal since injury, and how suspending players may actually work.
Top hockey news for Friday October 13
Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta would like hockey back in Houston. John Shannon of Sportsnet documents how the NHL could expand to 32 teams sooner rather than later.
Sidney Crosby gets star treatment from the NHL referees. Crosby should get call from the department of player safety for his hit on Capitals goalie Braden Holtby.
Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice had no problem with two of his injured players taking time on their day off to do a little fishing.
Blake Coleman of the New Jersey Devils drinks pickle juice to prevent cramping.
Steven Stamkos scores his first goal since returning from injury as the Lightning defeat the Penguins.
Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals may have finally got the message from all his suspensions.
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