Kings and Canadiens coaching situation … Ruutu ignore rumors … Injury notes on Boyle, Little, Lehtonen, Giroux, Couturier, Armstrong and Michalek

Rich Hammond of the LA Kings Insider: The Kings are expected to…

Giroux practices … Arniel safe … Burke could be looking at a Jan. trade … Parise only dealt if can’t be re-sign

NHL holiday roster freeze kicks in at midnight tonight and ends at…

Pronger done for the year, and the fallout … Rolston out with concussion … Ohlund could be done for year … Lehtonen to practice within week

Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly: After being examined by neurologists on Wednesday, Chris…

Afternoon notes on Kings coaching situation, Koivu, Zajac, Richards, Enstrom, Michalek, lines and starting goalies

Josh Rimer via twitter: “The Holdup in Sutter stepping behind Kings Bench…

Sutter to Kings? Jets claim Miettinen … Giroux out with concussion … Downie fined … Campbell fractures foot … Starting goalies

Pierre LeBrun via twitter: Sources confirm that the Kings have officially sought…

Injury notes involving Crosby, Chara, 5 Jets, Michalek, Staal, Stastny, Skinner, Nabokov and Hall

Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Penguins center Sidney Crosby is out…

Crosby out 2 games … Brassard will eventually be traded … Kings injury update … Booth out 4-6 weeks … Will Sutton get suspended?

Pierre LeBrun of ESPN: The Penguins sent a news release out yesterday…

Fantasy hockey news, injury updates, starting goalies, and waivers

Bob McKenzie via twitter: The Ducks put Ben Maxwell on waivers. The…

Grier retires … Nothing new on Canes trade front … Daily waivers … McCabe update … Staal skates again … Hawks/Caps lines

Joe Yerdon via twitter: Mike Grier has retired from the NHL. Chip…

Injury updates on Leopold, Miller, Kaleta, Letang, Michalek, Kulikov, Filatov and Kuba

Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News: Sabres defenseman Jordan Leopold left night’s…

Pacioretty gets a 3 game suspension for his hit on Letang

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty received a 3 game suspension for his hit…

Afternoon notes involving Pronger, Lilja, Nodl, Letang, Hall, Markov, Edler, Burrows, Seabrook, Eaves, Green, Miller and more

Philadelphia Flyers NHL.com: Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger will be out 4 weeks…