Happy Tuesday hockey fans! Once again it is time to take a spin around the hockey world and take a look at the top hockey news of the day. In today’s spin around we’ll look at the rumored 2019 Winter Classic matchup, the latest rumors and more.
Top Hockey News Of The Day – November 7th
– While many fans will complain because of who is involved, the NHL is apparently hitting a home run when it comes to the 2019 Winter Classic. According to Barstool Sports, the NHL will announce later this month that the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins will play in the Winter Classic at historic Notre Dame Stadium on January 1st, 2019. The announcement will, according to the report, come in about 11 days when the Irish host Navy in football on NBC. More from Barstool here.
– With Matt Duchene and Kyle Turris off the market, who is next to go in the NHL trade world? Will it be Buffalo’s Evander Kane? Detroit’s Mike Green? New York’s John Tavares? The folks over at SB Nation take a dive into the rumor world and see who could be next on the chopping block.
– The Winnipeg Jets and Dallas Stars met last night in a battle of early season surprises. The Jets came out on top, and for the first time in two seasons it looks like Winnipeg has a successful hockey team. Full recap of last night’s central division showdown via NHL.com is here.
– Who will be the first coach to go this NHL season? Edmonton’s Todd McLellan and New York’s Alain Vigneault are two high profile candidates for that dubious honor. The folks at ESPN take a look at all of the candidates for early dismissal here.