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- Ryan Strome and Michael Grabner are saying the right things about their healthy scratchings. Not that it will make anyone happy, but it is relevant to current concerns. [Newsday]
- More on the "banged-up" Jaroslav Halak and Lubomir Visnovsky. [Newsday]
- Sadly for him (and his team), Nick Leddy's return to Chicago didn't go off as planned. But he still has fond memories of the Blackhawks. [ESPN | Sun Times | CSN Chi]
- Altar of Bossy takes the long view of the losing streak, which isn't easy to do.
- John Tavares is in favor of the 3-on-3 Overtime idea. [Chi Daily Herald]
- Robbie Russo is one of SBN College Hockey's East All Stars.
- Jack Capuano ranks high in the Score's NHL Coach "Beerability" list. The beer in question isn't intended to be thrown it in his face over roster decisions. But Justin Bourne is a man with close-up knowledge of Cappy's locker room and speaks highly of him.
- News12 Long Island features Eric Hornick's "It Happened at the Coliseum" shirts.
- Tickets for next season at Barclays Center are selling well. Whether they're selling to Rangers or Canadiens fans remains to be seen. [Newsday]
Around the League
- Kyle Turris doesn't score this OT winner for the Senators, but this will forever be known as the "Kyle Turris goal" because the moves are all his. [SB Nation]
- Things are stirring in #RangersTown and Blueshirt Banter is all over it. Martin St Louis will miss 10-14 days with an injury | Henrik Lundqvist is cleared to practice and could be back soon | Which means it's time to wonder what they are they gonna get when they trade Cam Talbot.
- Talbot and Ottawa's Andrew Hammond share more than just a couple of hot weeks. [College Hockey Inc]
- No matter what happens this season, Hammond, aka "The Hamburglar" will get free McDonald's for life. My condolences to his arteries. [Puck Daddy]
- Also having an amazing season in goal is Cory Schneider. Too bad the Devils wasted it. [CBS Sports]
- Doug Wilson says he and Joe Thornton have buried the hatchet. Sure. [NHL.com]
- Wait. The Penguins complain to the refs? Since when? I hadn't noticed. [Post-Gazette]
- Playoff games will appear on the USA Network this year, sandwiched between Psych reruns and Suits marathons. [Awful Announcing]
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