Hockey News: Winter Classic Day; New Contract for Foligno

Canada loves to beat the USA on New Year’s Eve. [Defending Big D]

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed Nick Foligno to a shiny new contract. [CBC]

Calgary is keeping pace in the tough Western Conference. [Flames from 80 Feet]

The Ducks get Corey Perry back in the lineup. [Rant Sports]

(Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)
(Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

The Oilers ended their season in typical Oilers fashion. [Copper n Blue]

Defense doesn’t matter when you score pretty goals right? [Bleacher Report]

Will the Leafs make the playoffs? [Globe and Mail]

Joffrey Lupul is hurt again. [Sportsnet]

Michael Del Zotto got cut by a skate but he’ll be okay. [HockeyFeed]

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(Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports)

The sale of the Coyotes has been approved. [Winnipeg Sun]

The All-Star Game voting continues to be laughable. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Is Paul Martin going to become trade bait? [Pensburgh]

The NHL trophy tracker. [Fansided]

And finally, what can we expect from this year’s Winter Classic? [Yahoo Sports]