Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day, Atkinson Proving His Worth to Columbus

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It’s finally Friday!!! After an action-packed night of games let’s take a look at the latest news.  Here is the top hockey news for November 17. Today’s stories feature Cam Atkinson’s contract extension, the NHL’s crackdown on slashing, Devils new identity, Henrik Lundqvist’s secret to success, the all-out fall out from the Flames-Red Wings Brawl, and the positivity of Patrick Sharp.

Top Hockey News for Friday, November 17

Cam Atkinson is proving his worth to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Aaron Portzline of the Athletic breaks down the new contract extension between Atkinson and the Blue Jackets.

The NHL’s strict enforcement of the slashing penalty has led to an uptick in goals being scored.

Ken Campbell of the Hockey News has a feature on the new identity of New Jersey Devils as being the three “S-men.”

Henrik Lundqvist reveals his secret to beating tiredness during a grueling NHL schedule.

The all-out fallout from the Red Wings and Flames brawl have left the NHL in a precarious position.

Through tough times and not scoring goals Patrick Sharp remains positive.


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Photo Credit: By Michael Miller (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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