Uh oh. A few rumblings (although nothing official) about Sidney Crosby not being ready to start the season. We've got him at 77 games in our SuperStats file but if these rumours get confirmed that's getting reduced substantially. It's going to be tough to pick him in the Top 5 if this ends up being true. [more]
The Flames signed Scott Hannan to finalize their blueline. They now have seven guys under contract, so if you were hoping for prospect T.J. Brodie to win a job you might want to stop with the wishful thinking.
Any Rob Schremp fans out there? You'll be saddened to hear he'll be playing next year in Sweden. Scratch him off your draft lists... actually you've probably already done that.
Team Canada picked up their third straight goals medal at the The Ivan Hlinka Tourney. Coryey Pronman from Hockey Prospectus with his thoughts on some of the best young players available to be drafted in 2012. Still want more? E.J. Hradek from NHL.com gives you five prospects that impressed him.