Hockey News: Jordan Staal’s Return; New Contract for Bjugstad

Everyone’s favorite World Junior’s rivalry is almost upon us. [IIHF]

Darryl Sutter is suspicious of Ben Scrivens’ stick. [Deadspin]

So why exactly did the Oilers trade for Derek Roy? [Oil on Whyte]

And why didn’t they just send Leon Draisaitl back to junior where he belongs before burning a year of his contract? [Edmonton Journal]

(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

This is why the Leafs are bad. [Globe and Mail]

The Predators are enjoying a fine start to the season. [Todays Slap Shot]

Jordan Staal made his season debut, but the Hurricanes still lost. [News and Observer]

The sale of the Coyotes could be final soon. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Malkin and Brandon Sutter playing together is a good thing. [Pensburgh]

Could I be the Pittsburgh Penguins biggest surprise and fantasy hockey surprise? Maybe.(Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)
(Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

The Florida Panthers signed Nick Bjugstad to a six-year deal. [Sportsnet]

Conditions won’t be favorable at the Winter Classic? Say it ain’t so. [City News]

Canucks grab a much needed win over the Sharks. [CBC]

Have we seen the last of Marty Brodeur? [Puck Daddy]

And finally, it’s hard not to be rooting for Denmark. [TSN]