Alexander Radulov returns to the KHL, Justin Schultz setting himself up for failure, a look at some of yesterday’s UFA signings, Absurd Goalie Monday, and more!

PUCK DADDY: Dmitry Chesnokov on Alexander Radulov’s return to the KHL, and wonders if he’ll return to the NHL again. I’m guessing the answer is, “no”.

Has Schultz set himself up for failure?

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Colin Insley suggests new Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz is setting himself up for failure by spurning the Ducks and using the CBA to try to fast-track his way to the NHL. Time will tell.

BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham expands on Tyler Dellow’s theory about why teams draft bottom-six players.

MILE HIGH HOCKEY: David Driscoll-Carignan examines yesterday’s free agent signings by the Colorado Avalanche.

SILVER SEVEN: Mark Parisi on yesterday’s moves by the Ottawa Senators.

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Adjusting salary cap expectations: 2012 Maple Leafs edition.

HOCKEY ANALYSIS: David Johnson on what version of Jay McClement the Maple Leafs will be getting.

LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: A useful chart explaining why free agents sign where they sign.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz with another edition of “Absurd Goalie Monday”. Today: Danny Lorenz.