A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey:
As if another loss to the Blue Jackets wasn’t bad enough, the Habs lost their captain Max Pacioretty after he was hit by a puck. [Yahoo],[Montreal Gazette]. Make no mistake, Columbus may have been in last place, but they have a more skilled roster than the Canadiens do, and it showed over the past couple of games.
Pacioretty didn’t return to the game, but the injury isn’t considered to be serious. [NHL]
The Senators are making plans for a new arena. [The Score]
Jonathan Toews is a baby according to Kris Versteeg. [Fox Sports]
Although he deserved to be in the game, Corey Crawford can benefit from resting during the All-Star break. [Along the Boards]
Is Dan Hamhuis on the trade block? [Today’s Slap Shot]
These teams may be a good fit for Ladd. [The Hockey News]
The Kings are planning to play a preseason game in Vegas. [ESPN]
Which teams have the Rangers been scouting? [Full Tilt NYR]
Ugly details from Semyon Varlamov’s trial. [Denver Post]
It’s hard to keep Ryan Smyth away from hockey. [Edmonton Journal]
Craig Adams has announced his retirement. [Yahoo Sports]
And finally, the Wild will be looking to come back strong after the break. [Fox Sports]
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.