Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day: December 17th

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Another Monday is here and what a weekend of hockey it was. With the holiday freeze approaching, teams are pretty much until the trade deadline. Here is the top hockey news for Monday, December 17th from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include Henrik Lundqvist goes off, Cory Schneider injured again, Mark Giordano’s Norris stock rising, Mark Scheifele lifts the Jets, Ken Hitchcock has Edmonton rolling, Mikko Rantanen’s rise to stardom, Carter Hart recalled, Kris Letang avoids severe injury, Dave Hakstol out in Philly, Jack Eichel rising to the occasion, and Jordan Greenway seizing opportunity with Minnesota.

Top hockey news for Monday, December 17th

After the Rangers loss to Vegas on Sunday, Henrik Lundqvist calls out teammates for lack of effort.

With his continued struggles, the New Jersey Devils placed Cory Schneider on IR, recalling Mackenzie Blackwood from the AHL.

As the Calgary Flames continue to win, Mark Giordano’s stock for the Norris Trophy is rising up.

Another overtime game, another victory for the Winnipeg Jets as Mark Scheifele continues to deliver in the clutch.

A change at the top is exactly what the Oilers needed, as Ken Hitchcock has the Oilers rolling.

David Singh of Sportsnet takes a look into the rise of Mikko Rantanen.

With the Flyers goalie situation a complete mess, the Carter Hart era is set to begin.

After a terrible road trip, the Flyers relieved Dave Hakstol of his coaching duties. Scott Gordon will be the interim coach.

As the Sabres continue to win, Jack Eichel is taking his game to a whole other level.

Jordan Greenway is taking advantage of every opportunity he is getting with the Wild.

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Photo Credit: By Robert Kowal (Flickr: Henrik Lundqvist) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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