It was another wild and crazy weekend if you were a hockey fan. Many thrilling and exciting games to watch. Here is the top hockey news for Monday, November 20 from the weekend that was. Today’s stories feature official announcement of 2019 Winter Classic, another Stadium Series game, Radko Gudas gets punishment, NHL GM’s happy with goal scoring, Kariya and Selanne celebrate once again, Auston Matthews returns, and SNL has funny hockey skit.
Top hockey news for Monday, November 20
It what was the worst-kept secret in the hockey world. Over the weekend, NHL officially announced the 2019 Winter Classic between Chicago and Boston at legendary Notre Dame Stadium.
Following the Winter Classic announcement, the NHL announced a Stadium Series game between the Penguins and Flyers.
In a rash of missteps by the Department of Player Safety, the NHL’s discipline committee finally got one right. In a memo, the NHL announced Radko Gudas of the Flyers would be suspended for his slash on Mathieu Perreault’s neck.
During NHL general managers meeting last week, the increase in goal-scoring was a topic of conversation.
As the sun sets on two greats careers, the Paul Kariya and Teemu Selanne shared the spotlight one last time.
Where would the Toronto Maple Leafs be without Auston Matthews? Good question. Matthews returned to the lineup to propel the Leafs over rival Canadiens.
Saturday Night Live poked fun at the fact it is hard to be hockey reporter especially when you do not players names.