Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day March 14

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Halfway through another week as Wednesday is here again. Monday and Tuesday night had lots of exciting games on the schedule with playoff implications. Here is the top hockey news of the day for Wednesday, March 14. Today’s stories feature Colorado solidifies a wild card spot, Predators inching closer to a divisional title, Alex Ovechkin hits 600 goal mark, Florida still battling for playoff contention, Auston Matthews close to returning, Wayne Gretzky has praise for Ovechkin, St. Louis back from the brink, and Marc-Andre Fleury notches milestone.

Top Hockey News of the Day Wednesday, March 14

Throughout this entire season, the Colorado Avalanche will not go away. Last night Colorado solidified a wild card spot as they defeated Minnesota.

In a battle for the top spot in the Central Division, Nashville defeated Winnipeg inching closer to winning the division.

Already label one of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history, Alex Ovechkin recorded his 600th goal joining an exclusive club.

Despite losing on Monday night, the Florida Panthers are still alive in the chase for the playoffs.

While the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to play the waiting game, Auston Matthews continues to make progress towards a return.

With Alex Ovechkin notching 600 goals, Wayne Gretzky wants to see Ovechkin win a Stanley Cup.

As St. Louis continues to play better, the team find themselves back in playoff contention after being on the brink of elimination.

Another day another record falls when it comes to the Vegas Golden Knights. Marc-Andre Fleury notches win number 400 as Vegas inches closer to the playoffs.

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