Hockey News: Stoll Signs in New York; Phil Kessel Takes a Picture

The following is a collection of all the latest news, rumors and rumblings around the world of hockey…

Did Auston Matthews make the right choice in turning pro? [Sports Glory]

Jarret Stoll is now a member of the Rangers. [CBS Sports]. Marian Gaborik reassures New Yorkers with high praise for his former teammate. [The Score]

The players association has filed a grievance over Mike Richards terminated contract with the Kings. [Sports Rants]

Pascal Dupuis discusses his road back to the NHL. [Pensburgh], [Players Tribune]

Everyone is freaking out over Phil Kessel’s first picture in a Penguins jersey. [Sports Illustrated]

Will we see Darnell Nurse and/or Griffin Reinhart as regulars in the Oilers lineup this season? [Oilers Nation]. The team’s defence remains a question mark overall. [Pro Hockey Talk]

St. Louis Blues forward Jori Lehtera will be out a couple of months following surgery. [ESPN]

How does the Blues defence corp stack up against that of the Blackhawks? [Bleedin Blue]

Meanwhile, in case you were wondering what the Stanley Cup has been up to lately… [Puck Daddy]

Updated details on the Patrick Kane story. [Deadspin]

Everything you need to know to improve your knowledge of hockey, including some great stuff on analytics and fancy stats, all in one place: [Stories Numbers Tell]

The Blue Jackets are happy with their team. Or at least that’s what they’re telling people. [NHL]. Is Ryan Murray due for a raise? [Today’s Slap Shot]

Which of these two players will score 50 goals in a season first? [Full Tilt Hockey]

No one could understand why Dougie Hamilton wanted out of Boston. [Big Bad Blog]

These three teams may not be as good next season. [The Score]

The Flames did good by drafting Oliver Kylington. [Along the Boards]

And finally, well, it’s hockey players dancing at a wedding. [Sportsnet]