Hockey News: Spezza Contract; Retirement for Alfredsson?

Eric Lindros got into the Hall of Fame. Well the Flyers hall, that is. [CSN Philly]

Dallas traded Brenden Dillon to the Sharks for Jason Demers. That should help them bust their slump. [Stars Blog]

Jason Spezza has signed on with the Stars for four more years. [Defending Big D]

Alex Tanguay took a shot to the face and was forced to leave the game. [Canoe]

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(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

What kind of reception should Ryan Kesler have received upon his return to Vancouver? [Vancity Buzz]

Kesler was held pointless, but he and his Ducks escaped with a narrow victory. [CBC]

If in fact the Leafs purposely didn’t salute their fans, it’s pretty hilarious. [Sportsnet]

Another perspective regarding fighting in hockey. [Pens Initiative]

It looks like we’ve seen the last of Daniel Alfredsson. Kind of a sad way to go out. [Puck Daddy]

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(Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the Oilers considering moving Martin Marincin? [Nichols on Hockey]

Benoit Pouliot has a broken foot. [TSN]

Are more trades coming for the San Jose Sharks? [ESPN]

Milan Lucic got punched. [The Score]

And finally, great story out of Ottawa. []