Halfway through another week. The off-season is underway as free agency is getting closer. Here is the top hockey news for Wednesday, June 27th. Today’s stories include six new members to the Hockey Hall of Fame, J.T. Miller Re-Signs with Tampa Bay, Willie O’Ree finally gets his due, Players critical of Bettman election, Martin Brodeur deserves credit for changing the game, Bryan Rust re-ups with Pittsburgh, and Joe Morrow stays with Winnipeg.
Top hockey news for Wednesday, June 27th
On Tuesday afternoon, six new members were announced as inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The group was led by Martin Brodeur and Willie O’Ree.
After trading for J.T. Miller, the Lightning and Miller agreed to a five-year contract extension.
Finally, the Hockey Hall of Fame did the right thing, as Willie O’Ree, the first black player in the NHL, gets his due.
With concussions a topic of discussion, two players were very critical of Gary Bettman’s election to the Hall of Fame.
As Martin Brodeur was a big lock to get into the Hall of Fame, he changed the way goalies play the position.
Other off-season news includes the Penguins and Bryan Rust agree to a new four-year contract.
The Winnipeg Jets brought back a key piece to their lineup as Joe Morrow agrees to a one-year contract.