Hockey News: Lou Lamoriello Named Leafs GM; Coyotes Not Moving

News broke yesterday that Lou Lamoriello had resigned his post in New Jersey. [Sporting News], [NY Daily News] and [Brick City Mashing]

And then about five minutes later we learned that the Leafs had hired him as their new General Manager. Crazy times. [Edmonton Journal], [Sports Illustrated], and [The Hockey News]

Apparently Lou wasn’t happy in his role with the Devils. [The Score]. But he still loves the fans. [Fire and Ice]

A detailed look at how the management structure shakes out in Toronto. [The Leafs Nation]

What does this mean for Martin Brodeur? [St. Louis Game Time]

The Coyotes and the city of Glendale have a new agreement. [Fox Sports]

How much money will the Kings pay Anze Kopitar? How much is he worth? [Puck Daddy]

Hockey is about so much more than just advanced stats. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

Is Sidney Crosby still the best player in the world? [Pens Labyrinth]

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(Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Do the Penguins have the best 3-on-3 unit in the league? [Today’s Slap Shot]

Which players should the Oilers protect in an expansion draft? [Beer League Heroes]. Ron McLean thinks Edmonton can win the Cup within the next four years. [Sportsnet]

What should the team expect from Nikita Nikitin? [Copper N Blue]

Comparing the present Flyers prospect pool to the past. [Flyerdelphia]

Thoughts on Maple Leafs prospect Frederik Gauthier. [Leafs Hub]

A re-do of the 2005 NHL entry draft. [The Hockey News]

What does the Blue Jackets cap situation look like? [Along the Boards]

Are the talks between Boston and Cody Franson making any progress? [Hockey Buzz]

And finally, did Mike Babcock make a comment about Phil Kessel? [HockeyFeed]