NHL All-Star weekend has come and gone as Monday is here again. Lots of interesting and exciting news coming out of All-Star Weekend. Here is the top hockey news for Monday, January 29. Today’s stories feature Jaromir Jagr’s future, NHL comments on goalie interference, Brock Boeser coming out party, Olympic Hockey without NHL players can be good, Winnipeg loses Jacob Trouba to injury, Major shakeup coming in New York, NHL announces more overseas games, and Tampa proving to be a hockey town.
Top hockey news for Monday, January 29
The ageless wonder known as Jaromir Jagr was placed on waivers Sunday by the Calgary Flames. While his future in the NHL is up in the air, Jagr hopes to continue his career in Europe.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made comments to his refs to “Not overthink the goalie interference.”
As for the All-Star Game itself, rookie Brock Boeser of the Vancouver Canucks stole the show.
Shi Davidi of Sportsnet has a piece up on how Olympic hockey can be exciting without NHL participation.
As for the Winnipeg Jets, star defenseman Jacob Trouba will be lost with an injury for up two months.
Major changes could be coming in New York. The Rangers could be unloading some major assets at the trade deadline.
Coming out of All-Star Weekend, the NHL announced more international games for next season.
Tampa was the center of the hockey universe for All-Star Weekend. For good reason too, Tampa has become on the best hockey towns in the NHL.