Halfway through the week already as another Wednesday has rolled around. The action was fast and fierce on the ice Tuesday night. Between the World Junior Tournament and a full slate of NHL games. Here is the top hockey news for Wednesday, January 3rd. Today’s stories feature Kieffer Bellows shines in USA win, Canada rolls through Switzerland, Blues edge Devils in a shootout, NHL Open for Isles return to Coliseum, Patrick Maroon to have a hearing with NHL, and the Mystery Men of Team USA Men’s Olympic Team.
Top Hockey News Of The Day Wednesday, January 3
Kieffer Bellows has a knack for the big stage. Bellows scored twice as Team USA defeated Russia to advance to the semifinals.
In one of the easier games in the quarterfinals, Team Canada rolls through Switzerland to advance to the Czech Republic.
The St. Louis Blues are getting their groove back again. St. Louis made it nine straight wins over New Jersey edging them in a shootout.
With the Islanders still years away from moving into their new home, the NHL is open to the Islanders playing in their former home until their new home is ready.
Patrick Maroon made an awful and unnecessary hit on Drew Doughty last night, leading to hearing with the NHL and possible suspension.
With USA Hockey announcing their Olympic teams on Monday, most of their players are relatively unknown and a total mystery to the fans.