Hockey Headlines: First Place Panthers; Bad Hit by Marchand

A collection of all the latest news from around the world of hockey:

The Flyers have placed Sam Gagner on waivers. [Comcast]

What if the NHL went back to just six teams? [USA Today]

Which team got the better of the Kassian/Scrivens trade? [HockeyBuzz]

Ben Scrivens made some huge saves in his Habs debut. [SB Nation]. But he didn’t get much run support. [Sun]

With the victory, the Florida Panthers have moved into first place in the Atlantic Division. [National Post]

Low, cheap hit by Brad Marchand. No one is shocked, but will he be disciplined? [Yahoo], [CBC]

David Krejci is key to the Bruins success. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

The Dustin Byfuglien situation has to be handled carefully. [Jets Nation]

Are fewer NHL games better for the environment? [Hockey in Society]

The question is, which team would take on Shea Weber’s salary? [The Hockey News]

How does draft position affect the expectations on a player? [Maple Leafs Hot Stove]

What brings on the most penalty calls? [TSN]

The Rangers patience with Kevin Hayes is growing thin. [Full Tilt NYR]

Nick Foligno needs to step it up. [Fan Rag Sports]

These teams have been pleasant surprises. [The Hockey Lines]

Should youth hockey keep score? (Short answer, yes). [Coach Chic]

And finally, the wonder that is Jaromir Jagr. [Sportsnet]