Hockey Headlines: Trade Rumors, Smaller Goalie Equipment and More

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

What would we say about this hit by Gabriel Landeskog if it wasn’t on Brad Marchand? [CBS Sports] (The Avs captain is facing a possible suspension).

It’s been a tough season for the Philadelphia Flyers so far. [Sports Rants]

Could these players be traded by the deadline? [The Hockey News]

Patrick Marleau isn’t a fit for the Rangers, but these players would be. [NY Post]. How about Eric Staal? [TSS]

Interview with Mats Zuccarello: [SNY Blog]

Darnell Nurse for future Oilers captain? [Cult of Hockey]

These stars are struggling to start the season. Is there cause for concern? [ESPN]

The Red Wings have signed Justin Abdelkader to a seven-year contract. [The Score]

Goalie equipment will be smaller by next season. [Sportsnet]

Is hockey turning into soccer? [Puck Daddy]

The eventual decline of first line forwards and how it happens: [Along the Boards]

There’s a new goalie in Calgary. [Flames Nation]

Is Nikita Zaitsev headed to Toronto? [Leafs Nation]. The Leafs are the youngest team in the league. How is Mike Babcock helping them? [Globe and Mail]

Who are the dark horses to make Team Canada’s World Cup roster? [Edmonton Sun]

And finally, Amanda Kessel was in town to watch her brother play. [Pensburgh]