The Jeff Carter clause, the latest on Alexander Ovechkin, Jake Gardiner and Shane Doan, end of an era for the Kings, and more.

Could Steven Stamkos become the NHL's first $14 million-per-season player?

Could Steven Stamkos become the NHL’s first $14 million-per-season player?

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski believes we’re not far away from the NHL’s first $14 million per season player, while Harrison Mooney introduces us to what he calls “The Jeff Carter clause” in the new CBA.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on Jake Gardiner and old-school coaches adjusting to young players, while Jo Innes explains why it was unhealthy for NHL players back in the day to play against Ken “The Rat” Linesman.

JAPERS RINK: Kevin Klein wonders if Adam Oates is handcuffing Alexander Ovechkin on the Capitals first line.

THE TWO-LINE PASS: is no fan of Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Rick Roos looks at several NHL stars who are under 30, but have already peaked.

ICETHETICS: The Los Angeles Kings have officially retired the color purple from their color scheme. Boooooooo!

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Brian Stubits presents the Top 10 Hockey GIFs of all time.