Hockey News: Horton’s Decision; Habs Beat up on Bruins

Connor McDavid will be out up to six weeks. His World Junior participation remains a question mark. [Toronto Sun]

Is Mike Richards on the trading block? [Hockey Feed]

It’s perplexing to hear some in the Montreal Canadiens camp say they weren’t happy with the team’s start, thus the reason they made the Gonchar trade and sent down Rene Bourque, to shake things up. Not really sure how they could be better. [A Winning Habit]

Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin have the mumps. [Puck Daddy]

(Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)
(Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

No, Toews isn’t better than Crosby. But a cute discussion to have. [Two Pad Stack]

Should the Penguins be pairing Patric Hornqvist with Malkin instead of Crosby? [Pensburgh]

Olli Maatta says his tumor was in fact cancerous. He’s already back on the ice. [CBC]

Gotta feel for Nathan Horton. [Blue Jackets Extra]

Should Norton retire? [BS Hockey]

Sven Baertschi is starting to find his game. [Flames from 80 feet]

Sven Baertschi Flames
Sven Baertschi. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

The Oilers made a valiant comeback, but ultimately fell short. [Oilers Nation]

Best wishes to Bryan Murray. [TSN]

Alec Martinez got hurt last night. [Kukla’s Korner]

The NHL’s salary cap may not go up next season after all. [Sportsnet]

And finally, is this the save of year? For this week anyway. [Fansided]