Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day – November 8

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Halfway through the week. Here is the top hockey news for Wednesday, November 8. Today’s stories feature Ryan Getzlaf gets surgery, Ottawa’s Outdoor Game, Concussion Test Questioned, Predators pursued Duchene, and Chicago’s top stars.

Top Hockey News for Wednesday, November 8

The Anaheim Ducks will be without the services of Ryan Getzlaf for the next two months after having surgery on a facial fracture.

While all the talk is about the Winter Classic, Ottawa is planning something big for their game against Montreal next month on Parliament Hill.

A storm is brewing in the NHL. With all the talk about concussions and concussions spotters, another NHLer is speaking out. This time Marc-Edouard Vlasic of the Sharks is questioning the effectiveness of concussion tests.

The three-team trade that shocked the hockey world Sunday night had Nashville pursuing Duchene for a long time.

Desperate times call for desperate measures in Chicago. Head coach Joel Quenneville is uniting his big three of Patrick Sharp, Patrick Kane, and Jonathan Toews on a line to end the skid.

 

Read More:

NHL Trade Rumors: Are the Boston Bruins Looking to Trade for Shea Theodore? 

NHL Central Division Notebook: No Change in Status Quo

Blockbuster Trade Sends Matt Duchene from Colorado to Ottawa

NHL Metro Division Notebook: Week 5 Recap and Stories

 

Photo Credit: Lisa Gansky [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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