Let’s get right to it, shall we? Today we’ll take a look back at last night’s slate of games, the latest on the Carolina Hurricanes’ sale and much more.
Top Hockey News Of The Day – December 7
– It was an interesting night in the NHL last night, with the Philadelphia Flyers winning back-to-back road games for the first time in almost a year, the Leafs battling back for a shootout win, Washington dominating Chicago and much more. Reuters has your complete Wednesday night recap here.
– The Carolina Hurricanes are reportedly very close to being sold. As Peter Karmanos’ sale to Tom Dundon gets closer to being final, one last hurdle remains. The hurdle is the approval of the NHL’s board of governors. A decision could be coming as soon as this afternoon, according to reports. The Sporting News has more.
– On Tuesday I told you about the most valuable teams in the NHL according to Forbes in their latest look at team values. Well, at the opposite end of that spectrum lie the Arizona Coyotes, who rank 31st in NHL franchise value. AZ Central looks at that dubious honor.
– Is it Seattle time? With massive arena renovations already approved, the city is lining up to be the 32nd entry into the NHL. In fact ,steps could be taken to make that a reality as early as this week. Q13 Fox in Seattle takes a look at the latest rumblings surrounding the city and its NHL hopes.