With Thanksgiving just a day away, lots of games scheduled for Wednesday night. Here is the top hockey news for Wednesday, November 22. Today’s stories feature the KHL preventing players from the Olympics, Tarasenko’s knockout punch, Vegas Golden Knights still surprising, Panarin’s offensive output, and what is the most exciting to watch in the NHL.
Top Hockey News for Wednesday, November 22
With no NHL participation in the Olympic hockey tournament, the KHL is moving closer to preventing player participation.
It is no secret that Vladimir Tarasenko is a great player. Not only can he knockout teams with his scoring touch, but now he has the ability to with his hands.
The Vegas Golden Knights are the biggest surprise in the NHL this season. Nobody saw the Knights have such an offensive outburst, not even the team’s head coach.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are climbing up the standings and this in part because of Artemi Panarin’s offense heating up.
Who is the most entertaining team in the NHL? The staff at ESPN breakdown that question.
On Murphy’s Hockey Law we looked at every teams chance of making the playoffs now that the Thanksgiving cut off has arrived. Check it out here: NHL Playoff Predictions
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