There were eight games on the NHL schedule on Thursday night. Here is the top hockey news for Friday October 20 which features stories on Nico Hischier’s first NHL goal, J.T. Brown’s new stance, Ken Dryden’s stance on concussions, Connor McDavid’s unbelievable pass, Connor Hellebuyck’s new training routine, SPHL new playoff format, an update on Calgary’s new arena, and the Tragically Hip’s contribution to hockey.
Top Hockey News for Friday October 20
First overall pick Nico Hischier scored his first two goals in the NHL as the Devils comeback to win.
Lightning forward J.T. Brown has evolved his stance on the anthem will focus more on community involvement.
Legendary goalie Ken Dryden’s new explores concussions in the NHL and how a simple rule change could save players lives.
Connor McDavid continues to amaze. McDavid makes an incredible pass behind his back that is tops the list for pass of the year.
Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck new training regiment has led to early success for not only him but his team.
Jared Clinton of the Hockey News has a great article on what the the SPHL is going with its new playoff format and how it will change the game.
With the reelection of Naheed Nenshi in Calgary, it appears the Calgary Flames have suffered another setback in attempts to get a new arena.
With the passing of Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip’s front man, on Wednesday, here is a look of at their contributions to Hockey Night in Canada.
Read More on Murphy’s Hockey Law