Hockey News: Panthers Attendance; Stamkos Lights up Habs

The 2016 NHL draft will be in Buffalo. [Sabres Press Box]

The reason Trevor Gillies still has a job. [Matchsticks and gasoline]

Update: Gillies gets a 12-game ban from the AHL. [The Hockey News]

Sean Monahan is etching his name in the Flames history books. [Flames from 80 feet]

Sean Monahan and Jiri Hudler (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Which early season points leaders have the best chance of keeping up their current pace? [Todays Slapshot]

Nobody in Florida wants to watch the Panthers play. I’m sure people in Quebec City would, though. [96.1 Kiss]

There are still people who don’t think Sidney Crosby is the best player in the world but he continues to make their argument difficult. [Sportsnet]

James Reimer was hurt against the Rangers, but it actually wasn’t at the hands of Chris Kreider. [CBC]

Why is Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fighting? [Edmonton Journal]

(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)
(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tampa fans were starting to worry about Steven Stamkos not scoring. [Fansided]

US Olympian Anne Schleper practices with the Lightning. [Puck Daddy]

Capitals notebook: a little praise for Mike Green. [Dump n chase]

Evander Kane’s injury doesn’t look too serious but he’s still going to miss time. [Winnipeg Free Press]

And finally, nice guy that Jonathan Quick. [SB Nation]