A collection of all the latest news from around the world of hockey:
There has been a trade between the Maple Leafs and Blackhawks. [Toronto Star]
(My two cents: Based on the overall quality of the game, players not wanting to go and the terribly awkward shoot-out challenges, it’s hard to take this weekend seriously. But, it has been long seen as an honor to be an All-Star. Either it continues to be based on merit, or you have fun with it and let the fans vote whoever they want. This in between is just making a bigger mockery of the event than it already is on its own).
In reality, fans are making fun of Scott and the disgrace that is the All-Star Game. [Down Goes Brown]
Steve Yzerman has released a statement regarding the Drouin situation. [Kukla’s Korner]
Team USA is worth paying attention to at this year’s World Juniors. [USA Today]
Should Jake Virtanen be the scapegoat for Canada’s early exit? [Canucks Army]
The Habs will be missing Dale Weise for the next few weeks. [Montreal Gazette]
This years Winter Classic featured some good, some bad. Would have been better if the Bruins actually decided to show up for the game. [Puck Daddy]
Tuukka Rask was none too pleased with his teams’ play. [NHL]
The CWHL is doing great things for the You Can Play initiative. [Along the Boards]
Suspension-worthy hit by Jason Demers? [The Hockey News]
And finally, are these the Panthers new jersey’s? [Sports Logos]
Marcy, a former hockey player, is a hockey correspondent on CTV News and TSN radio. She began her career as a Sports Journalist in 2009 and has been part of The Hockey Writers since 2010, where she is currently a senior writer and editor.