Hockey News: Sabres Playing to be Traded; Matt Cooke’s Injury

Dave Nonis on the state of the Maple Leafs. [TSN]

Ted Nolan motivates his players with hopes of another team trading for them. [Sporting News]

Getting Tyler Myers will likely be costly. [Today’s Slap Shot]

Kyle Okposo has a nasty eye injury. [ESPN]

Kyle Okposo (BridgetDS/Flickr)
Kyle Okposo (BridgetDS/Flickr)

The Islanders brought back the fishstick jerseys. [Puck Daddy]

Matt Cooke’s season may be over. [Pro Hockey Talk]

The Coyotes are bad now, but they have some help on the way. [National Post]

It looks as though Ryan Malone will be calling it a career. [Blueshirt Banter]

A guy who actually fights talks about why fighting is a part of hockey. [Players Tribune]

Brandon Prust (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)
Brandon Prust (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Would the Senators part ways with Chris Neil? People are calling for him. [Nichols on Hockey]

Oilers fans are long suffering. [Copper N Blue]

Edmonton’s problems aren’t just on the ice. [Oilers Nation]

The Flames haven’t come back down to earth yet. [HockeyBuzz]

And finally, the Kings are usually a lock to be a contender. They look anything but this season. [Two Pad Stack]