- Larry Brooks: Blue Jackets Brandon Dubinsky: “My relationship with Torts fell apart last yr I was there. I felt his relationship with other players could have been same thing.” Dubinsky said he wasn’t surprised that John Tortorella was fired. Marian Gaborik would not talk about Tortorella.
- Hope Smoke: Darren Dreger on TSN Radio: “Rielly being a healthy scratch isn’t a problem as long as it’s a short-term situation. It gets problematic if he begins playing one or two out of every five games”
- Rich Nairn: The Coyotes have assigned Andy Miele to the AHL.
- Wes Gilbertson: J.S. Giguere will start in net tonight for the Avalanche against the Flames.
- Bob McKenzie: Panthers Jesse Winchester has a phone hearing at 4:30 PM for his hit on Bruins Chris Kelly.
How many games SHOULD Winchester get? How many games WILL he get?