Hockey Headlines: Garret Sparks Shutout; Carey Price Injury

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

How has the league fared in dealing with bad hits? [ESPN]. Did they mess up the Dubinsky suspension? [Along the Boards]

Derek Stepan will be out for the next four-to-six weeks thanks to Matt Beleskey. [For the Win]

Ryan Suter isn’t happy with his defence partner. [Sports Illustrated]

Montreal is building a true contender. [Gazette]

Carey Price is going to be out for at least six weeks, [Rabid Habs] and will unfortunately miss the Winter Classic. [Puck Daddy]

It appears as though the Habs have lost confidence in Dustin Tokarski. [Eyes on the Prize]

Brendan Gallagher is bored recovering from his injury so there’s time for Twitter fights. [CJAD]

We’re not going to start the trade Evgeni Malkin talk again, are we? [PSI]. Is he better than Crosby? [TSS]

Big step forward for women’s hockey in Finland. [The Hockey News]

A Byfuglien for Hamonic trade? [Today’s Slap Shot]

Connor McDavid is getting inspiration from Tony Romo. [Sportsnet]

Did the Oilers make some mistakes when it comes to their defence? [Beer League Heroes][Cult of Hockey]

In case you didn’t hear, Garret Sparks became the first goalie in Leafs history to post a shut-out in his NHL debut. [MLHS], [Sports Rants]

Oh how far Jonathan Bernier has fallen. [Globe and Mail]

Logan Couture is healthy again. [The Hockey Lines]

What happened to Semyon Varlamov? [NBC Sports]

And finally, here’s a radical idea to increase goal scoring. [The Kicker]