Another Friday is here again and the hockey calendar flips to December. Here is the top hockey news for Friday, December 1st. Today’s stories feature the Ottawa Senators, Mika Zibanejad out, Adam Henrique shocked, Nikita Kucherov red-hot start, Daniel Sedin joins an exclusive club, Zach Parise returning soon, the Kings will not let Doughty distract them, and Erik Karlsson wants every penny his worth.
Top Hockey News for Friday, December 1st
There was some speculation that the Ottawa Senators might be for sale. The Senators CEO/President put that rumor to bed real quick.
The one thing the Rangers could live without is injuries. Now, leading scorer Mika Zibanejad will be out with a concussion and there is no timetable for his return.
New Jersey and Anaheim made a blockbuster trade involving Sami Vatanen and Adam Henrique. For Henrique and the rest of the Devils, it was shocking to all of them.
Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a red-hot start. There is a good chance Kucherov could join a very exclusive club.
Not one but two brothers are a part of the 1000-point club. Daniel Sedin joined his brother Henrik as a member of the 1000-point club with a goal and two assists.
The Minnesota Wild are on the verge of getting Zach Parise back in the lineup.
After Drew Doughty’s comments about his upcoming free agency, the Kings will not let it be a distraction.
If Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators hits the open market, he will want every penny it is worth.