Hello again friends, and happy Thursday! A full slate of great NHL action awaits you tonight, but before we get there let’s take our daily spin around the NHL. Today we will touch on one of the NHL’s toughest customers hanging up the skates, a Canucks fan defying the odds last night and much more.
Top Hockey News Of The Day – December 14th
– For NHL fans of my age (23), Chris Neil will always be remembered as one of the league’s toughest players and better pests. Neil played over 1000 games with the Ottawa Senators and was a mainstay for the organization for more than a decade. Neil last played in the NHL last season, seeing minimal time for Ottawa in their run to the east final. CBC has more.
– Last night was a horrible night for the Vancouver Canucks, who got smacked around 7-1 at home by the Nashville Predators. For one Canuck fan, however, it was a game he will never forget. Aaron Dunn walked out of Rogers Arena last night with a brand new car after sinking a a shot from center in. NHL.com has the details and a video you’ll want to see!
– Wednesday night’s NHL action was filled with dramatic scoring lines and high scoring affairs. What did we learn from the slate of action on hump day? Sportsnet’s Mike Johnston takes a look at just that.
– Heading to Ottawa for the NHL 100 Classic? The Ottawa Citizen has you covered on what to do while in town before what should be a historic night in Canada’s Capital. Take a look at the festivities planned for the city via Dana Hatherly.
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