Hockey Headlines: Karri Ramo Placed on Waivers; Fallout From Tortorella Hire

We’ve had our first coaching casualty, while a playoff goaltender from last season has been placed on waivers.

Opening night starter Karri Ramo has been placed on waivers by the struggling Flames. [CBS Sports] The veterans aren’t cutting it in Calgary; a change was necessary. [Calgary Sun]

Should the Predators take a long look at grabbing Ramo? [Predlines]

Is John Tortorella the man for the job in Columbus? [Sports Illustrated] Will it be a gentler Tortorella? [Today’s Slapshot]

All you need to know about Hockey Fights Cancer month. [The Pink Puck]

Connor McDavid scored a highlight-reel goal on Wednesday. [Pro Hockey Talk]

The Flyers had a big third period to top the Bruins. [The Score] Zac Rinaldo threw a dirty hit against his former ‘mates. [Hockey Feed]

Patrice Bergeron had a baby recently. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

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Andrew Hammond will make his first start on Thursday. [Ottawa Citizen]

After polling NHL players, it’s been revealed who everyone thinks is the best referee. [Puck Daddy]

The Kings’ fourth line is starting to come alive. [Hockey Buzz]

Three-on-three in the NHL makes you go crazy in so many ways. [Awful Announcing]

There are new protocols in place to make sure the Stanley Cup will not be late to a game like it was last postseason. [Mercury News]

Who are the best third lines in the NHL? Here they are. [Along The Boards]