Hockey Headlines: Leafs Win a Game; McDavid Wins an Award

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

Are the coaches who win Jack Adams awards actually the best? [Denver Post]

The Dallas Stars made moves to improve, and so far it’s working. [Globe and Mail]. But last night the mighty Maple Leafs took them down (well mostly just James Reimer). [Sportsnet]

Is the goaltending situation any clearer in Toronto? [TSN]

Why are some of the leagues best goal scorers struggling? [CBS Sports]. Is the lack of goal-scoring causing fans to lose interest? [3rd Line Grind]

Tampa Bay’s triplet line isn’t as dangerous as it was last season. [Today’s Slap Shot]

Mark Stone has received a two-game suspension. [The Hockey News]

How is the Red Wings new system faring? [Winging it in Motown]

Phil Kessel deserved much better. [Pension Plan Puppets]

Sidney Crosby may be the most overpaid player in the league based on his stats, but he’s still got a sense of humor. [Pensburgh]

Connor McDavid has been named the rookie of the month for October. [CBC]

Nail Yakupov is enjoying a much better season thus far. [Oil on Whyte]

What to do about the Oilers defence? [Beer League Heroes]. Should there be concern over the goaltending? [Edmonton Journal]

The importance of having heart as a hockey player. [The Star]

Linus Ullmark has an opportunity and he’s running with it. [Buffalo News]

Ryan O’Reilly is benefiting from a fresh start. [Along the Boards]

What’s going on with Jakub Voracek? [TSS]

Luca Sbisa is out with an injury. [Canucks Army]

And finally, these are some of the best contracts in the league: [Bleacher Report]