Hockey News: Giordano Signs New Contract; Kessel Will Play with Crosby

All of the latest news and views in and around the world of hockey…

Ryan Johansen should probably stick to hockey. [The Score]

Is Peter Chiarelli building another Stanley Cup contender? [Oilers Nation]

How does Todd McLellan fare with young defencemen? [Copper N Blue]

Former Oilers assistant coach Craig Ramsay has a new gig with the Canadiens. [CTV]

Why does goal-scoring dry up for certain players? [Eyes on the Prize]

It’s a fresh start for Alex Burmistrov. [Jets Nation]

Is there championship glory in Pittsburgh’s future? [CJ Sports Rambler]

Phil Kessel is going to start his Penguin career on Sidney Crosby’s wing. [Globe and Mail]. Should we expect Crosby’s production to rise as well? [Today’s Slap Shot]

The Pens have signed Tom Sestito to a pro tryout. [NBC Sports]

Mark Giordano finally has his new deal. [Calgary Herald], [Matchsticks and Gasoline]

Steven Stamkos is next to sign, right? [Raw Charge]. And also Dustin Byfuglien. [Jets Nation]

The best players under 25-years-old: [Too Many Men on the Site]

Are the Hurricanes in danger of re-locating? [News Observer]

Nicklas Backstrom might miss the start of the season for Washington. [The Hockey News]

Which free agents are still out there awaiting a contract? [Detroit Free Press]

And finally, are the Islanders poised to do some damage in the postseason? [Pro Hockey Talk]