Hockey News: Daniel Briere Retires; Ads on NHL Jerseys

A collection of the latest news, rumors and rumblings in the world of hockey…

The Calgary Flames are involved in a new arena project. [TSN], [Sportsnet]

Daniel Briere is retiring after 17 seasons in the NHL []. Did you know he was a member of the Coyotes at one time? [Oilers Nation]

Are the Capitals closing in on Ilya Nikulin? [Too Many Men on the Site]

The Islanders are starting to look like a winner yet again. [CJ Sports Rambler]

What does age have to do with a teams’ ability to contend? [Canucks Army]

The Blues are relying on drafting and developing. [Today’s Slap Shot]

Are we soon going to see advertisements on NHL jerseys? [CBS Sports][The Hockey News]

Have the Bruins been spending too much money on food? [Boston Globe]

The Penguins got their first look at newcomer Sergei Plotnikov. [Chipped Ice]

Trading Shea Weber. Is it a possibility? [Along the Boards]

Nail Yakupov needs to step up his game if he wants to stick around. [Oil on Whyte]

Taylor Hall and Connor McDavid are quickly becoming friends. [Globe and Mail]

And lastly, a McDavid interview. [CTV]