Hockey Headlines: Latest on the Oilers, Senators and More

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

The Ducks run to the top of the standings has been impressive, but their position should come as no surprise. They look like the Stanley Cup contenders most knew they would be. [LA Times]

A successful coaches challenge gone against them cost the Senators two points. [CBC]

Mike Hoffman is in Dave Cameron’s doghouse, at the worst possible time. [TSN]

Dion Phaneuf received a nice tribute video upon his return to Toronto. [The Star]

The media in Toronto were just over the moon with William Nylander’s first NHL goal. [Sports Illustrated]

Does fighting still have a place in junior hockey? [Globe and Mail]

Top draft-eligible prospect Jesse Puljujarvi is out with an injury. [Sportsnet]

That Cam Talbot contract extension is really starting to look good. [The Score]. But it was a tough break for Brandon Davidson. Hope the kid is okay. [Copper N Blue]

The alumni game between the Jets and Oilers at the upcoming Heritage Classic is going to be awesome. [CBS Sports]

Rexall Place has been the home to many great hockey memories. But recent history leaves fans begging for a fresh start. [Today’s Slap Shot]

It hasn’t been the best of stretches for Jamie Benn. [Dallas News]

And finally, hockey truly is an international sport. [Hockey in Society]