Hockey News: Zac Rinaldo Suspension; Injuries for Everybody

What are the odds that any Canadian teams make the playoffs this season? [CBC]

Mike Richards used to be considered a great player. What exactly happened to him? [Today’s Slap Shot]

Should the Oilers take a shot on Richards? [Hockey Buzz]

What’s ahead in Edmonton? Hopefully not a Taylor Hall injury. [Lowetide]

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

Apparently, Daryl Katz tried to move the Erie Otters to Hamilton. [Globe and Mail]

The Maple Leafs would rather not have Mike Richard’s salary on their books. [Editor in Leaf]

What to do with David Clarkson? [Pension Plan Puppets]

Dion Phaneuf is week to week with a hand injury. [Toronto Star]

The Penguins have placed Evgeni Malkin on injured reserve. [Sports Illustrated]

(Teka England - flickr)
(Teka England – flickr)

The NHL handed down their suspension on Zac Rinaldo. [Puck Daddy]

Sergei Bobrovsky will be out around 4-6 weeks. [Fox Sports]

Erik Johnson will miss the next few weeks with a knee injury. [Mile High Hockey]

The Monarchs will be leaving Manchester to be closer to the Kings. [Union Leader]

And finally, Caps coach Barry Trotz tried to save a tiger. [Deadspin]