Hockey News: Jimmy Howard, Pekka Rinne Injured; Hasek Retirement

Jimmy Howard will be out for the next few weeks with a groin injury. [USA Today]

Mathieu Perreault’s almost had a million dollar night. [Sporting News]

Is Evgeni Malkin deserving of the Hart Trophy this year? [Pens Labyrinth]

Olli Maatta’s season is officially over. Tough year for the kid. [Sportsnet]

Olli Maatta Penguins
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Sabres forward Cody McCormick is out indefinitely due to a blood clot. [ESPN]

Is William Nylander on the fast track to the NHL? [Globe and Mail]

Of course the Leafs would consider moving Phil Kessel. After all, even Wayne Gretzky was traded. [Nichols on Hockey]

The Leafs may be getting better under their new coach. [TSN]

Are the Oilers considering dealing Matt Hendricks? [Oilers Nation]

(Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports)
(Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports)

Simon Gagne won’t be playing again this season. Best wishes to him and his family. [Causeway Crowd]

Tyler Myers is not on the trading block. Which probably means that he is. [Hometown Hockey]

The Buffalo Sabres retired Dominik Hasek’s number. [CBS Sports]

The Predators may have to face time without Pekka Rinne. [Puck Daddy]

And finally, when hockey sticks attack: [Go Habs Go]