It’s Finally Friday!!! No games on the slate for Friday night, but a full slate on Saturday. Time to recap the Thursday nights action. Here is the top hockey news for Friday, October 12th. Today’s stories include Austin Watson’s suspension reduced, Kyle Palmieri’s hot start, Vancouver to Retire Sedins number, Matthews continues his scoring streak, Nolan Patrick Sidelined, Golden Knights skid continues, Jack Campbell shutouts the Canadiens, and a heavyweight tilt in Nashville.
Top hockey news for Friday, October 12th
After a lengthy hearing, Austin Watson’s suspension is reduced from 27 games to 18 games for domestic abuse. .
Kyle Palmieri sets a new Devils record with 4 goals in two games as the Devils rout the Capitals.
After playing their entire careers in Vancouver, the Canucks will retire Henrik and Daniel Sedin’s number next season.
Auston Matthews is on a record-setting pace as he scored two more goals against the Red Wings.
Heading into the season the Flyers were looking to avoid injuries. No such luck as Nolan Patrick will be sidelined for 7-10 days.
Heading into this season, Vegas was a top Stanley Cup contender. It appears the Golden Knights magic is running out as their losing streak continues.
The Los Angeles Kings spoiled Montreal’s home opener as Jack Campbell records his first NHL shutout.
After a thrilling playoff series between Nashville and Winnipeg, fans are hoping these two titans will meet in more heavyweight type games.