What an exciting weekend it was in the NHL. Here is the top hockey news of the day for Monday, December 3rd from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include William Nylander signs, Ilya Kovalchuk injured, Nashville Predators M*A*S*H Unit, Tom Wilson avoids suspension, Patrik Laine named First Star of November, Shea Weber records first two goals of the season, Blackhawks to go “All In” for Panarin, Anthony Stolarz turning heads, and NHL to approve Seattle franchise.
Top hockey news for Monday, December 3rd
The William Nylander saga is over in Toronto. On Saturday, Nylander and the Maple Leafs agreed to a new six-year contract.
Ilya Kovalchuk’s saga in Los Angeles is not going as planned as he will be out of the lineup for four weeks with an injury.
The injuries continue to pile up for the Nashville Predators as Filip Forsberg will be out 4-6 weeks.
Tom Wilson is tittering on the edge. Wilson will avoid suspension after his hit on Devils forward Brett Seney.
Patrik Laine was named the first star of November as he tallied 18 goals and 1 assist for Winnipeg.
Shea Weber scored his first two goals of the year as Montreal defeated New York.
With Flyers goaltending being a constant issue, the team turned to Anthony Stolarz and he is turning heads.
It is expected the NHL will indeed approve the Seattle expansion and welcome them into the league as the 32nd team.