- For a guy playing in one of the most famous franchises in the league, Max Pacioretty doesn't get enough recognition for how dangerous of a player he is. [CBS Sports]
- Alex Galchenyuk himself asked Michel Therrien if he could move back to wing. [RDS] (French)
- Zach Fucale is sad to leave Halifax, but now he's gearing up for another Memorial Cup run with the Quebec Remparts. You can watch him say goodbye to the Mooseheads here. [Sportsnet]
- The All-Star game is ultimately meaningless anyways, it could make sense to miss it just in case.
#Habs Therrien says Price's injury is not major and occurred vs. CBJ. He can't confirm whether he will play vs. Nashville or All Star Game.— John Lu (@JohnLuTSNMtl) January 17, 2015
- A closer look at the moment Carey Price's back made contact with the post.
Around the League and Elsewhere
- In the last twenty years, career-ending concussions have cost players and the league $117,191,045 (in players' salaries). More than that, if you count the emotional price of suffering. [The Globe and Mail]
- Rob Blake had his jersey retired by the L.A. Kings last night. The year he was drafted, Blake remembers watching the Wayne Gretzky trade on television in his dorm room. And now his jersey is up next to no.99's - awesome. [NHL]
- They're at the top of the Eastern Conference right now, but advanced stats suggest the New York Islanders may be even better than you think. With more puck luck, they will be a serious threat come playoff time. [Washington Post]
- Jincy Dunne dropped the first puck at a St. Louis Blues game, after she captained the under-18 US Women’s team to their first World Championship victory since 2011. Incredibly talented, her coach has called Dunne "the next best U.S. hockey player." [Fansided]
- Reto Berra is the happiest guy you'll see today.