Hockey News: The Truth about Downie; NHL Celebrity Crushes

A hilarious video in which some of the NHL’s biggest names reveal their celebrity crushes.

Feel good story number one: Oilers defenseman Taylor Fedun scores his first NHL goal, finally putting his horrific injury behind him. [Globe and Mail]

Feel good story number two: Manny Malhotra returns to the NHL, scores the Canes overtime winner. [Puck Daddy]

Was there more to the Steve Downie trade story? Obviously. []

Claude Giroux’s goalless drought looks worse because the Flyers as a whole are terrible. [Bleacher Report]

Philadelphia Flyers - Claude Giroux - Photo by Andy Martin Jr
Philadelphia Flyers – Claude Giroux – Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Martin Brodeur wouldn’t really considering playing for another team, would he? [Fansided]

After a loss to the Oilers, Panthers management got together for a late night pow-wow. [The Rat Trick]

Linus Omark has been recalled to the NHL. Trade bait perhaps? [Edmonton Journal]

Mark Arcobello also scored his first NHL goal last night, and added a second in overtime. [National Post]

Trade rumors swirl around Nail Yakupov and the New York Rangers. [Blue Shirt Banter]

Controversy in the Sabres/Sharks game. Brutal call, especially considering that Buffalo won in a shoot-out. [NESN]

Tyler Seguin silences the Boston faithful in his return to beantown. [CBC]

(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Seguin is happy to put the past behind him. [CBS Boston]

Alex Steen might actually be unstoppable. [SB Nation]

The resurgence of Ryan Kesler, thanks in part to John Tortorella. [Canucks Hockey Blog]

Jason Arnott officially retires, surprises everyone who thought he already did. [CTV News]

Lastly, a look at he Chicago Blackhawks most recent visit to the White House [NHL]