Hockey Headlines: Chara Injury; Latest On Patrick Kane Case

News, rumors, rumblings and happenings from around the world of hockey, all in one place:

The lawyer for Patrick Kane’s accuser has stepped down. The investigation is still ongoing. [Yahoo], [NBC Chicago]

The DA has determined that there was no tampering with the rape kit. The twists and turns continue. [The Star]

Are the Blackhawks letting down their fans? [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

The Bruins have lost Zdeno Chara to injury. [TSN].

Need a defenceman? The Oilers have plenty. [Cult of Hockey], [Beer League Heroes]

Carl Hagelin didn’t expect to be traded. [ESPN]

Jack Johnson’s bankruptcy case still isn’t settled. [Blue Jackets Extra]

The Colorado Avalanche are building a nice group of defenders. [The Hockey News]

Can the Lightning’s “triplet” line continue their success from last season? [TB Times]

Does William Nylander have a shot at sticking in the bigs this year? [Maple Leafs Hot Stove]

Is Lou Lamoriello planning to trade for Travis Zajac? [The Score]

Crosby and MacKinnon: Tim Hortons employees. [THN], [Puck Daddy]

It’s time for Islander fans to move on. [Isles Nation]. The media isn’t getting a good start, though. [Pro Hockey Talk]

The Canadiens have signed undrafted goalie Michael McNiven. [Rabid Habs]

Aaron Ekblad vs. the dreaded sophomore slump. [Today’s Slap Shot]

And finally, remembering Yogi Berra, the hockey fan. [Bay Today]