Hockey Headlines: News on John Scott, Dennis Wideman and More

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

Are the Avalanche contenders or pretenders? [The Hockey News]

The fun at the All-Star game has already begun. [Fear the Fin]

John Scott tells his side of the All-Star game story, and it might make you glad that he’s going to play. [The Players Tribune]. You get the feeling Scott knows he may have played his last NHL game.

Should the Canadiens call-up the enforcer from the AHL? [Rabid Habs]

Once described as being old and slow, the Penguins have found a new gear. [Trib Live]

The league has suspended Dennis Wideman indefinitely pending a hearing next week. [Bleacher Report]

How long of a suspension should the Flames d-man be facing [TSN], if any at all? [Forbes]

It wasn’t a good night for the refs overall. [Hockey Feed]

Jordan Eberle may be the odd man out in Edmonton. How many years in a row have we said that? [Cult of Hockey]

Claude Giroux speaks as well. [Players Tribune]

Les Canadiennes are playing a special fundraiser game. [Eyes on the Prize]

Julie Chu is leading the way in the CWHL. [Along the Boards]

Kevin Hayes seems to be finding his footing. [Today’s Slap Shot]

Every hockey team should have its own specialty meal. [Crooked Scoreboard]

And finally, read about Nikolay Goldobin’s journey to the NHL. [Sports Blog]