Hockey Headlines: News on Horcoff, Pacioretty, Ladd and More

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]

Shawn Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games. [OC Register], [Last Word on 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]

Latest on the Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien situations. [My NHL Trade Rumors], [Winnipeg Free Press]

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]