Here is a special edition of Puck Wire as we present our Saturday Headlines. Lots of hockey two cover over the past few days. Here is the top hockey news for Saturday, November 24th. Today’s stories include, a former NHL referee passes away, Sabres just keep rolling, Matt Murray placed on Injured Reserve, Edmonton makes another trade, Mathew Barzal starting to heat up, Tom Wilson sparking Washington, Avalanche player scores two short handed goals, Brian Boyle scores on a special goal, and Canadiens targeting a return for Shea Weber.
Top hockey news for Saturday, November 24th
In some sad news, former NHL referee Mick McGeough passes away at the age of 62.
As the Penguins continue to struggle, Matt Murray was put on IR with a lower body injury as he will be out for a long period of time.
While the NHL was off on Thanksgiving, Edmonton made some noise as the team traded for Chris Wideman from the Ottawa Senators.
With Islanders looking to stay in the playoff picture, Mathew Barzal is starting to find his form again as the Islanders defeat the Devils in overtime.
Since returning from his suspension Tom Wilson continues to stay hot to spark the Capitals resurgence.
J.T. Compher scores not one, but two short handed goals as the Avalanche defeat the Coyotes.
It was a special night in New Jersey as Brian Boyle scores again on Hockey Fights Cancer Night.
With Shea Weber close to return, the Canadiens target next Tuesday against the Hurricanes for a potential return.