Link City: Quebec; Strait, Despres recalled

Quebec City is another step closer to bringing back NHL hockey, the city will be building a new $400 million arena that is inspired by CEC.  Hopefully they don't clone Ryan Mill. [Yahoo]

Update: Brian Strait and Simon Despres have been recalled from WBS.  [PG]

Evgeni Malkin was named first star of the week.  [NHL] He continues to get more support for the Hart trophy.  [Sportsnet]

Should division winners automatically get a top 3 seed in the playoffs?  [THN]

Canucks coach Alain Vigneault confirmed that Daniel Sedin has a concussion. [TSN]

A breakdown of the games on the schedule tonight. [NHL]

The Frozen Four is set. [PHT]

New mock drafts over at, one done by a [Eastern Conference Scout], another by a [Western Conference Scout]. 

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