Hockey News: Pens Hire New Coach; Lightning Sign Callahan

Sidney Crosby is your 2014 Hart Trophy winner. But he wants more. [Post Gazette]

Number 87 also gave a solid interview on the mess that is his team. [ESPN]

But the Penguins finally have their new coach. He wasn’t their first choice. And he apparently isn’t that different from their former boss. This should go well. [The Pens Nation]

Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby - Photo By Andy Martin Jr
(Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

The Minnesota Wild are interested in Matt Niskanen and also all of the other free agents out there. [Star Tribune]

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Ryan Callahan have agreed to a six-year contract extension, making that trade with the Rangers not so terrible. [Globe and Mail]

Nathan MacKinnon is the youngest player to win the Calder trophy. He smoked the competition in the process. [Frozen Futures]

Jack Adams winner Patrick Roy is hopeful Paul Stastny and Ryan O’Reilly will stay in Colorado. [Denver Post]

Apparently, the Oilers feel that overpaying Nikita Nikitin will help solve their defensive woes. [Lowetide]

Nikita Nikitin (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)
Nikita Nikitin (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Patrice Bergeron beat out P.K Subban to grace the cover of the new NHL video game. [Montreal Gazette]

The truth behind the Scott Hartnell trade. [Puck Daddy]

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick faces wrist surgery. [Rant Sports]

What the Canucks can expect from their new head coach. [The Province]

Ryan Kesler will only accept a trade to two teams. That should make the process a lot easier. [NESN]

And finally, check out the voting process for the NHL awards. [CBC]