News, notes and tidbits of interest from around the hockey world . . .
-- Toronto head coach Randy Carlyle says the access that HBO’s 24/7 cameras get is not normal for an NHL team, or for the Maple Leafs.
-- A great Hockey Night In Canada video opening that features the St. Michael’s choir getting everybody in the holiday spirit.
-- Adrian Dater sits rinkside for a Colorado Avalanche game, and reminds himself how different the view can be as opposed to a place like a ninth-floor press box.
-- Larry Brooks says the NHL must have another summit meeting about game safety, and delves into the Max Pacioretty trade rumors.
-- PHT writer James O’Brien chronicles Ryan Getzlaf continuing a stretch of otherworldly elite play for the Anaheim Ducks.
-- When I say that Tyler Seguin is still a very immature kid, it’s things like this that I’m referring to. That Cape Cod Fourth of July party looks like it was an epic goodbye bender for Seguin. (NSFW)
-- For something completely different: What do they say about a wife scorned? Geez.