Hockey is taking a break for the next three days. We would like to wish Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone out there! Here is the top hockey news for Monday, December 24th from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include Hurricanes turn back the clock, Erik Karlsson suspended, Sergei Bobrovsky finding his form, Johan Franzen’s fight with depression, Mark Scheifele does it again, Rick Jeanneret’s scare, Maple Leafs continue to win, Patric Bergeron scores 300th goal, and NHL offense on the rise.
Top hockey news for Monday, December 24th
The Carolina Hurricanes turned back the clocks as the team hosted Hartford Whalers Night and Brass Bonanza was playing loudly.
For the first time in his career, Erik Karlsson was suspended by the NHL for an illegal check to the head.
As the Columbus Blue Jackets continue to win, Sergei Bobrovsky is rounding into form.
In some sad news, former NHLer Johan Franzen fights depression every day due to numerous concussions he suffered.
Mark Scheifele continues to lead the Jets to victory as Winnipeg wins another close game.
Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret is doing better after his scare Saturday night.
How about these Toronto Maple Leafs? The team as advertised and so much more.
As Patrice Bergeron returns to the Bruins lineup, he records his 300th career goal.
The NHL is experience a goal scoring resurgence and it can be felt by the top players.