Hockey News: Vokoun Recalled; Selanne as Captain Duck

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Sidney Crosby has won his second career Art Ross Trophy, that should be his forth if not for injury. [City of Champions]

The Penguins have recalled goalie Tomas Vokoun, who has yet to play in the NHL this season due to a blood clot. [Pens Labyrinth]

(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Hobey Baker winner Johnny Gaudreau scored a goal in his first NHL game with the Flames. [High School Sports]

The Oilers named Ryan Smyth captain for his final game before retiring. [CBC]

The Canucks graciously allowed Edmonton to skate away with the win. [The Province]

Daniel Sedin was taken out on a stretcher after a hit from behind by Calgary’s Paul Byron. [Huffington Post]

Teemu Selanne wore the Captain’s ‘C’ for his final regular season game, and took a victory lap with J.S Giguere.[Sporting News]

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It looks as though Barry Trotz won’t be behind the Nashville Predators’ bench next season. [On the Forecheck]

What does the future hold for Paul Maurice as coach of the Jets? [Winnipeg Sun]

The Maple Leafs have introduced Brendan Shanahan as their new President. Good luck with that. [Toronto Star]

Stephane Quintal will take over as the head of player safety. [CBS Sports]

And lastly, the playoff predictions have begun rolling in. Best time of year for hockey fans. [Fansided]