–John Ferguson Jr. rejects a report saying he was trying to fire Paul Maurice.
–Bob McKenzie discusses possible changes the league rules being considered by NHL GM’s.
-Sportsnet reports that Daniel Alfredsson has resumed skating.
–Sean McCormick thinks that the Oilers should consider giving the C to someone other than the perpetually injured Ethan Moreau.
-The Hot or Not list from the CHL.
-The NHL celebrates its 90th Birthday today.
-The AHL’s Teddy Purcell, an undrafted free agent before the Kings signed him, is leading the league in scoring.
–NHL.com with an in-depth look at the shootout.
-A profile on my future brother in law, Mike Cammalleri.
-The weekly NCAA hockey rankings from INCH.
–Brian Burke continues to lobby for changes to the CBA which would allow teams to trade players but keep some of the salary on their own books.
–Richard Peddie says there are no plans to fire JFJ.
-The weekly release from the American Hockey League.
–8 year olds brawl in Guelph.
–An analysis of the USHL from Gabriel Desjardins, master o’ stats.
-A map of the hockey blogosphere.
–Taking Note tells us that former Oiler Mike Krushelnyski is coaching in the German Elite League.
–Sam Gagner will start tonight’s game against Columbus on the 1st Line.
–Darren Eliot thinks the Penguins just need to relax and make the simple plays.
–Todd Bertuzzi reflects on his time as a Canuck.
–Greg Dennis of the Canadian Press examines the big money busts of fantasy hockey.
-Roundups from the QMJHL, WHL and OHL.
–The Hockey News debates the supremacy of Roy or Brodeur.
-The NY Times tells us how to block shots, doesn’t blame Bush.
–The Score looks at the NHL’s top lines.
For Illegal Curve, I’m Kyle Kosior.