It’s Friday once again as everyone on the East Coast has dugout after yesterday’s snowstorm. Back at again today as we recap what happened last night and look to the future. Here is the top hockey news for Friday, January 5th. Today’s stories feature USA Struggles, Canada shines, Blues end Golden Knights hot streak, Attendance an issue for World Juniors, Devils hit the skids, and the roller coaster ride of Erik Karlsson.
Top Hockey News Of The Day Friday, January 5
Team USA was looking ahead once again to facing Canada. This time Team Sweden made Team USA pay for their mental mistakes. Now Team USA must regroup and get ready to play for bronze.
Canada keeps proving why they are the best team in the tournament. Canada eased by the Czech Republic to play for gold.
Carter Hutton stayed red hot as the St. Louis Blues cooled off the Vegas Golden Knights.
Attendance has been an issue for the World Junior over the past two years. As Ken Campbell of the Hockey News writes organizers of the tournament managed to kill the “Golden Goose.”
The New Jersey Devils have the skids as the team in the midst of four-game losing streak.
As Ottawa continues to struggle, so does their best player Erik Karlsson. Ottawa is familiar with the roller coaster ride that is the old Erik Karlsson.