Alan Muir talks about the Tuukka Rask groin situation, and how that underscores the touchy situation with potential injuries while NHL players are skating over in Europe.
Who doesnt need a guide to effective heckling at a hockey game?
Cory Schneider tells the Vancouver Province that the lockout poker game now includes a cancellation of the Winter Classic as the biggest card in the deck.
The Nick Cotsonika trip through Europe continues with a piece on Sergei Federovs hockey transformation from the modest days to his current status as a Russian sports legend.
On the other hand the Red Wings are concerned that the Winter Classics cancellation could be the last step toward an entire season getting cancelled.
Steve Stamkos trying to stay in shape while the NHL lockout rolls on, and hes in the same boat with many other players around North America.
Joffrey Lupul is already lamenting the loss of the Winter Classic before its even been cancelled, so hes really going to be bumming when it actually gets whacked. The question is whether that happens at the end of this week.
For something completely different: Friday Night Lights actress Connie Britton rips Mitt Romney for his continued usage of Clear Eyes, Full Hearts Cant Lose despite the vehement protestations of its creator, Peter Berg.