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]
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]
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.