Puck Wire: Top Hockey News Of The Day: January 4th

Montreal Canadiens

Happy Friday everyone! Another week in the books. Lots to look forward to this weekend. Here is the top hockey news for Friday, January 4th. Today’s stories include William Nylander finally scores, Carey Price returns, Elias Pettersson injured, Blue Jackets see Growth in two players, Jack Eichel injured, Jordan Staal placed on IR, Semifinal day at the World Juniors, John Hynes gets an extension and ending cyberbullying.

Top hockey news for Friday, January 4th

Even though William Nylander scored his first goal of the season on Thursday, the Maple Leafs fell to the Wild.

Carey Price returned for Montreal against Vancouver and boy was he in fine form.

Staying in the same game, rookie sensation Elias Pettersson was injured just a day after being named to the All-Star Game.

As Seth Jones and Cam Atkinson continue to grow as players, this has helped the Blue Jackets rise as a team.

As the Sabres end their losing streak, Buffalo will be without star player Jack Eichel for a period of time.

The Carolina Hurricanes will be without Jordan Staal as he deals with an upper-body injury.

It is semi-final day at the World Juniors here is a preview of each of the games.

The New Jersey Devils are staying the course as John Hynes gets a new contract extension.

A day after Canada lost at the World Juniors, Canadian forward Maxime Comtois released a statement after the cyberbullying he received. It is time to end all the cyberbullying shenanigans.

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