- Corey Pronman: Several executives think that the top end of the 2014 draft is not as strong at the top of the 2013 draft, which is not that much of a surprise.
- Tom Gulitti: Devils Damian Brunner was a healthy scratch last night.
- Rich Chere: Jaromir Jagr isn’t ruling out playing in the 2018 Olympics at the age of 46.
- Adrian Dater of the Denver Post: Avs Semyon Varlamov is not thinking about whether he’ll be charged with domestic abuse and kidnapping.
“Believe me, I don’t think about the situation anymore,” Varlamov said Wednesday. “I have lots of things to do. I have a lot of friends in town, some good Russian friends too. My job is not easy, and I have to stay focused on my job.”