Hockey Headlines: McDavid’s Return; Crosby’s Hat Trick; Leafs New Logo

The following is a collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey, starting with some post All-Star Game questions: 

Could Dustin Byfuglien be heading to the Kings? [ESPN]

Are the Penguins really back on track? [TSS]. Did Gary Bettman reveal everything about their impending sale? [Forbes]

Is Steven Stamkos to the Rangers realistic? [Full Tilt NYR]

How will Dennis Wideman plead his case to the NHL? [Deadspin]

When will Malcolm Subban crack the Bruins lineup? [Causeway Crowd]

How much does Niklas Kronwall have left? [Along the Boards]

Even if Connor McDavid racks up points from now till the end of the season, has he played enough games to be a Calder Trophy winner? [TSN]

Jordan Eberle may become a hot commodity, especially if he is sparked by McDavid’s return. [Cult of Hockey]. Should the Islanders be interested? [Today’s Slap Shot]

In other news…

Connor McDavid came back with a vengeance, scoring a beauty goal and picking up three points en route to an Oilers win. [Global]. The comeback was reminiscent of Sidney Crosby’s return game against the Islanders in 2011.

Speaking of Crosby, he continues to remind the hockey world that he isn’t washed up. [National Post]

Semyon Varlamov has won his case against his ex-girlfriend. [Denver Post]

The Toronto Maple Leafs have unveiled their new logo, in hopes of starting a new era of winning. [Globe and Mail], [Down Goes Brown]

The Canucks wanted to trade Brandon Prust but there were no takers. [Sportsnet]

Flames star Johnny Gaudreau has his say. [Players Tribune]

The Flyers have lost goalie Michal Neuvirth to injury. [CSN Philly]

Handicapping the problems in Montreal. [Rabid Habs]

This KHL goalies doesn’t like guys in his kitchen. [The Hockey News]

And finally, get the low-down on the effectiveness of a one-timer. [Special Teams]