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Don Cherry and Ron MacLean among other topics discussed Pavel Bure and the Caps/Flyers game...
"Fly At Night" by Chilliwack opened Hockey Night In Canada tonight, Pavel Bure also heavily featured.
In cased you missed it, The Hotstove on CBC has now been moved to the Hockey Tonight Show, which is basically the pre-game for HNIC.
Tonight's topics include possible fines for coaches and GMs for player suspensions, Patrick Kaleta and John Scott.
One of the main topics Don Cherry discussed was hybrid icing and why the NHL should go to automatic icing.
One of the other topics was the Leafs now have players from Ontario...
I know KK has many loyal followers in Europe and many have inquired about the NHL returning to Europe for 2014.
Well it looks like the NHL will be focusing on the World Cup and playing in Europe won't happen next year.
Also discussed was Yakupov trade talk, Patrick Kaleta's suspension plus a few quick hits from Elliotte Friedman.
Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed fighting and Yzerman's name was brought up.
The next topic was the Edmonton Oilers plus a mention on the Leafs. Then the Avalanche were brough up and who should be captain. Next up was the Dallas Stars and finally Cherry's view on the Hertl goal.
Watch it below and a lot was covered, probably a good idea to watch it, you may have your own opnion on what Cherry said..
Hockey Night in Canada opening tonight before the Leafs/Oilers game.
October 8, 2013 – Saturday night’s NHL on CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA broadcast set audience records, as 2.6 million Canadians watched the Prime East broadcast, making it the most viewed Fall Saturday night hockey premiere on record in the East! Across the country, audiences turned to CBC in record numbers as the Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) followed by the Edmonton Oilers visiting the Vancouver Canucks at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT). Overall, more than 9.8 million Canadians, the equivalent to more than one in four Canadians, watched CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA programming on Saturday night.
“Hockey is clearly more than a game for Canadians, and they’re tuning-in in record numbers to CBC’s coverage of NHL hockey” said Neil McEneaney, interim executive vice-president, CBC English Services. “Year after year, we up our game, and Canadians are responding in kind with enthusiasm and passion that will be carried all the way through to the end of the season and Stanley Cup finals.”
The Hotstove Tonight is now part of the pre-game of HNIC.
Topics tonight were helmets during fights, the World Cup of Hockey, is Jake Gardiner available and talk of Mark Messier returning to the Oilers as a consultant.
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