Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day – December 12

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Monday was a light night in the NHL with only six games on the schedule. Here is the top hockey news for Tuesday, December 11. Today’s stories feature revolutionary technology, no discipline for one player, Kevin Bieska’s fight against mental illness, Victor Mete on loan, Not so great moments for Gretzky’s Oilers, and a Hall of Fame coach’s passion.

Top Hockey News Of The Day – Tuesday, December 12

During the NHL Board of Governors meeting, the league announced something revolutionary. The NHL is pursuing a new player tracking system for stats that does not involve a chip.

Somethings never change with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. If the NHL wants to take headshots seriously then Brad Marchand should have been suspended for his hit on John Tavares.

Kevin Bieksa knows all too well the effects of depression. That is why Bieksa wanted to be a champion for the cause.

Victor Mete has been loaned by the Montreal to help the defense of the Canadian World Junior Team.

Wayne Gretzky understands the pressure the current Oilers are under. That is why Gretzky knows that these Oilers can learn and build on the disappointment of this season.

Ben Smith passion for women’s hockey has led success and induction into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Photo Credit: By Loxy!! from Vancouver, Canada (Kevin Bieksa) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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