Hockey News: Stamkos, Lightning Have Not Begun Contract Talks; Minnesota Wants Another Team

Steven Stamkos and the Lightning have not begun discussing a new contract for the All-Star. [Pro Hockey Talk]

A small Minnesota town thinks it can house an NHL team. [CBS Sports]

The Maple Leafs were intelligent with Shawn Matthias signing. [Globe & Mail]

The Leafs may not be done in adding player personnel. [Hockey Buzz]

Vladimir Tarasenko spoke with the media about his new contract. [Frozen Notes]

Is Jack Campbell on his way out of the Stars organization? [Defending Big D]

There is plenty of value for Bryan Bickell for a potential Blackhawks trade partner. [Today’s Slapshot]

A close look at new Devils defenseman John Moore. [In Lou We Trust]

Martin Havlat and John Moore (Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports)
Martin Havlat and John Moore (Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports)

The Islanders are excited about their new home in Brooklyn. [New York Post]

Andrew Desjardins used the Stanley Cup as a cereal bowl. [SB Nation]

A Blackhawks Stanley Cup flipbook was bound to happen. [Deadspin]

Keith Olbermann ripped into Steve Simmons for his Phil Kessel article. [Pension Plan Puppets]

The ECHL’s Reading Royals ugly Christmas sweater jersey is awesomely bad. [Puck Daddy]