Hal Gill happy Shea Weber’s staying in Nashville, Alexander Ovechkin’s girlfriend wins Olympic bronze, NHL stars take part in Lokomotiv memorial game, Joe Sacco’s future with the Avalanche, and Kyle Beach still hoping to crack Blackhawks roster.


Gill thrilled Weber staying in Nashville.

THE TENNESSEAN: Nashville Predators defenseman Hal Gill is pleased team captain Shea Weber will be staying with the team. Gill was re-signed to a two-year, $4 million contract and is expected to be paired with Ryan Ellis this coming season.

CSNWASHINGTON.COM: Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin celebrated his girlfriend Maria Kirilenko’s Olympic bronze medal in women’s tennis doubles.

PUCK DADDY: NHL stars Evgeni Malkin, Ilya Kovalchuk and Ilya Bryzgalov were among several notables who took part in the Lokomotiv memorial night game on Saturday night.

NBC SPORTS PRO HOCKEY TALK: Colorado Avalanche coach Joe Sacco might find himself on the hot seat if the club fails to improve this coming season.

 CSNCHICAGO.COM: Young Blackhawks winger Kyle Beach faces a crucial season in his development.