Roundup of the weekend’s notable news, Absurd Goalie Monday, plus commentary on Cody Hodgson, Jonathan Huberdeau, Alexander Semin, and more.
CBSSPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Brian Staubitz observes the Detroit Red Wings – Chicago Blackhawks rivalry would be a notable casualty of NHL realignment.
THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scott Wazz notes the Winnipeg Jets may no longer be the Atlanta Thrashers, but they’re still a struggling team. He also reviews the career of former Rangers goalie Jimmy Franks in Absurd Goalie Monday.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Luke Dixon weighs the chances for Florida’s Jonathan Huberdeau to win NHL rookie of the year honors.
HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Andrew Berkshire notes the Montreal Canadiens currently have the second best points streak in the league.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: A breakdown of how the play of Flyers pest Zac Rinaldo has been improving of late.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Terry Campkin rates Alexander Semin as the fantasy hockey “Geek of the Week”.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier commemorates the anniversary of the first recorded indoor hockey game.