Hockey News: Penguins and Canucks Make a Trade

Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon have a fallback career if this hockey thing doesn’t work out. [CBC]

Big trade alert: The Penguins have traded Brandon Sutter to the Canucks. [Pensburgh]. Pittsburgh also signed free agent Eric Fehr to a three-year deal. [RMNB]

Jim Rutherford did good things? Doesn’t erase the horrific Ben Lovejoy trade but it’s something. [DK]. Overall, it was a good day for the Pens. [HockeyBuzz]

Vancouver’s side of the Sutter/Bonino trade. [Canucks Army], [Nucks Misconduct]

The Canucks hope to sign Sutter to an extension as soon as possible. [Metro News]. They just re-signed Sven Baertschi. [TSN]

But really, what are the Canucks doing right now? [The Hockey News]

Speaking of extensions, the Flyers just handed Sean Couturier a six-year deal. [Sportsnet]

Which players should the Kings protect in the event of an expansion draft? [Today’s Slap Shot]. Is L.A in danger of missing the playoffs for a second straight season? [Def Pen Radio]

The NHL tends to have trouble releasing contract information. [Grantland]

Islanders prospect Ryan Pulock has a lot of potential. [CBS]

Some of the players who left hockey as a champion: [ESPN]

Mitch Marner has signed his entry-level contract. [Maple Leafs Hot Stove]

In today’s NHL, you don’t have to be big to be effective on defence. [Sports Illustrated]

Are these the jersey’s Colorado will wear in the Stadium Series? [HockeyFeed]

How T.J Oshie is going to make the Capitals better. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]

Talking about the Oilers season ticket prices. [Copper N Blue]

Lubomir Visnovsky may be headed to Europe. [Pro Hockey Talk]

And finally, Ben Scrivens wants to be friends with Cam Talbot. [Sportsnet]