- During Wednesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jacob MacDonald laid an illegal check to the head on forward Ryan Hartman. After a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety, it was announced that MacDonald will be suspended for two games. [ESPN]
- Any conversation had about the Wild acquiring Luke Glendening is a mistake. [10K Rinks]
Off the trail...
- What’s wrong with Carter Hart? Other than being a goaltender that plays for the Philadelphia Flyers. [The Athletic]
- A conversation how the entire hockey world values defensemen should be had, and Samuel Girard and Adam Fox are forcing those discussions. [The Athletic]
- Even after heart surgery, Henrik Lundqvist isn’t ruling out an NHL return. [NBC Sports]