Hockey News: Ryan Johansen Contract Saga; Underachieving Penguins

Blue Jackets president John Davidson goes to town on Ryan Johansen’s agent. [The Hockey News]

But not before Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen said his peace. [Puck Daddy]

Are the Jackets wrong in the way their handling the Johansen situation? [SB Nation]

The Penguins are doomed to be disappointing forever. [Trib Live]

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will have to improve their playoff performances this season.(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)
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Is Sidney Crosby not trying hard enough? [Eric Bowser]

Danny DeKeyser will be a Red Wings for the next two years. [Globe and Mail]

The Bruins might be dealing with a couple of camp holdouts. [Boston Herald]

Still no resolution between the Minnesota Wild and goalie Darcy Kuemper. But he might have a little more leverage now. [iSports Web]

Josh Harding seriously can’t catch a break. [Gone Puck Wild]

Josh Harding Wild
(Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Do we put too much stock into which player wears the Captain’s C? [Vancouver Sun]

The Ducks and Devane Smith-Pelley agree to a new contract. [The Province]

TSN is joining the analytics game. [TSN]

Todd McLellan and the Sharks are ready to hit the ice. [Mercury News]

And finally, we’re reminded that hockey players are nice guys. [RMNB]