Ottawa police deny report they arrested Sidney Crosby, top five potential mid-season NHL coaching hires, updates on the Flyers, Wild and Kings, plus the latest on Danny DeKeyser.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa policy are denying a report claiming they arrested Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby on Tuesday night.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: TSN’s Darren Dreger also reports the Penguins confirm Crosby is currently training in Vail, Colorado.
THE HOCKEY NEWS: Rory Boylen lists five potential mid-season NHL coaching replacements.
NEW YORK POST: Philadelphis Flyers GM Ron Hextall believes the reason Michael Del Zotto washed out with the Rangers was simply a case of too much, too soon. Hextall signed Del Zotto this summer to a one-year contract.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: This season with the Flyers could be Del Zotto’s best chance to get his NHL career back on track.
PHILLY.COM: The Flyers signed agitating forward Zac Rinaldo to a two-year deal worth $850K per season.
STARTRIBUNE.COM: Michael Russo recently reported of no progress in the Minnesota Wild’s contract talks with RFAs Nino Niederreiter and Darcy Kuemper.
DETROIT NEWS: Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser enjoyed a flight with the Blue Angels.
LAKINGSINSIDER.COM: Goaltender Jeff Deslauriers is attending Kings training camp on a tryout basis.