Hockey News: Zac Rinaldo Hit; Oilers Trading Draft Pick?

Seriously, why is Zac Rinaldo in the NHL? [Puck Daddy]

Connor McDavid is on top of the midseason rankings, but he’s not resting on his laurels just yet. [National Post]

Is the Leafs free-fall calculated? [Globe and Mail]

Alex Ovechkin broke a camera with his shot. [Sports Illustrated]

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Craig MacTavish is willing to deal one of his first round picks. [Nichols on Hockey]

The Oilers are showing some push back and winning games. Is the tide finally turning? [Oilers Nation]

Seemingly out of nowhere, the Islanders are becoming a model franchise for how to rebuild. [The Fourth Period]

Ruslan Fedotenko is attempting a comeback. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Is there a goalie controversy brewing in Calgary? [Hockey Buzz]

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NHL expansion to Las Vegas will cost a pretty penny. [The Score]

Today’s fancy stats lesson: scoring chances. [Hockey Prospectus]

Has the Blues usual strong defensive game started to slip? [Frozen Notes]

Doesn’t look like Martin Brodeur has a future in St. Louis. [Bleedin Blue]

And finally, Sean Avery is writing about stuff. [The Players Tribune]