Hockey News: NHL Rule Changes; Saku Koivu Retires

Apparently Marc-Andre Fleury isn’t a good goalie. [Sportsnet]

The NHL has decided to make a few rule changes. []

An assessment of the all of the upcoming changes. [Jeff Veillette]

Claude Giroux picked himself as the ultimate franchise player. [Broad Street Hockey]

[photo: Misha Vaksman]
[photo: Misha Vaksman]
The majority of the other players went with Sidney Crosby. [ESPN]

Sid speaks about the changes to his own team. [Post Gazette]

Saku Koivu is calling it a career. [CBC]

Alex Ovechkin says he will be fully healthy for the upcoming season. [Washington Times]

Nino Niederreiter has agreed to a three-year deal in Minnesota. [Gone Puck Wild]

(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

John Moore re-uped with the Rangers on a one-year contract. [Globe and Mail]

The Toronto Maple Leafs asked a couple of guys to come to camp and tryout. [The Hockey News]

Who was Tim Leiweke referring to? Could it Phil Kessel or Dion Phaneuf? [Ryecast]

Do the Oilers have to make the playoffs to show progress? Not finishing in the running for a top-three pick would be very progressive as well. [Oilers Nation]

And finally, more details emerge in the Derek Boogaard case. [Toronto Star]