Hockey News: Mike Richards on Waivers; Kyle Okposo Injury

Finding the positives of the All-Star game. [Grantland]

Johnny Gaudreau got a nice bonus for playing. []

Great post summing up the response to Ovechkin giving away a car he didn’t pay for. Honestly, Honda should be getting all the praise here. [Hockey Buzz]

Should the Oilers trade Andrew Ference if someone is willing to take him? [Oilers Nation]

Andrew Ference (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)
Andrew Ference (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Making the case for Aaron Ekblad as rookie of the year. [Two Pad Stack]

The Penguins are missing Pascal Dupuis. [Pens Labyrinth]

The Los Angeles Kings have placed Mike Richards on waivers. Jeff Carter must be devastated. [Sportsnet]

How would Richards look in Colorado? [Mile High Sticking]

People need to stop picking on Phil Kessel. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Toronto is very loyal to the hometown team, the Maple Leafs (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)
(Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

In case you want to hear what Ryan Whitney has to say. [The Score]

The Buffalo Sabres might be a fit for Mike Richards. [Sabre Stop]

How about Arizona? [Howlin Hockey]

Was Reto Berra being disrespectful? (Spoiler: No he wasn’t). [The Faceoff Circle]

And finally, news breaking that the Islanders will be without Kyle Okposo for 6-8 weeks. [NHL]