Hockey Headlines: Patrick Kane Speaks; Max Pacioretty Named Habs Captain

Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks held a press conference yesterday. [Puck Daddy]. It wasn’t appreciated by most people. [Deadspin], [CBS Chicago], [Sporting News]

Brent Seabrook was named as an alternate captain for the Hawks. [Second City Hockey]. Is a contract extension in the works? [Sports Illustrated]

The Montreal Canadiens have a new captain. [Eyes on the Prize], [CTV]

Jack Johnson may be in some trouble. [The Score]

Have the fences been mended between Joe Thornton and Doug Wilson? [The Hockey News]

What are realistic expectations for Connor McDavid this season? [Oil on Whyte]

Jonathan Huberdeau and the Panthers have agreed to terms on a new contract. [Ottawa Sun]

Bobby Ryan wants to score more goals. [TSN]

Daniel Alfredsson is back with the Senators, as an executive. [Ottawa Citizen]

The Blues have questions heading into camp. [BND]

The Leafs made a trade to bring in speedy Michael Grabner from the Islanders. [Today’s Slap Shot]

Latest from Mike Babcock: [Sportsnet], [Maple Leafs Hot Stove]. And Dion Phaneuf: [Toronto Sun]

A look ahead at training camp in Toronto. [Globe and Mail]

Is there a trade to be made between the Ducks and Lightning? [Pucks of a Feather]

And finally, it’s Darnell Nurse vs. Griffin Reinhart. [Edmonton Journal]