Link City: Return of Radulov?

(Avalanche rookie Gabriel Landeskog scored the game winner last night in OT vs. the Ducks)

The pieces are in place for Alexander Radulov to return to the Nashville Predators.  [NHL]  This is a pretty significant move for the Predators if he decides to join them. 

NHL GMs don't think there is much more they can do to limit concussions.  Only three percent of concussions have been caused by fighting this season.  [Yahoo]

 The  GMs moved forward and recommended Hybrid Icing to the competition committee.  The committee will vote on it in June. [PHT]

St. Louis signed former first round pick Jaden Schwartz to an entry level deal.  He will be in the lineup tonight against the Blackhawks.  [TSN]

Sean Avery may retire or not, who cares.  [ESPN]

Panthers enforcer Krys Barch sounded off about concussions.  [PHT]


Gif of the day:

Link City: Around the league, games on schedule,

pic via @MikeDarnay

Not a whole lot going on today…maybe some Crosby news later. Parise isn't going to be dealt at the trade deadline [puck daddy]. Gleason re-signed yesterday with the Hurricanes.  4 years, $16 million [NHL].  Rumors were flying around that he was possibly headed to the Flyers. questions of whether Jeff Carter wants to be in Columbus and is possibly milking an injury [Jackets Cannon]. Brady verified that he and Crosby are friends [Trib]. news, Phil Esposito's daughter passed away  [TampaBay].  She was married to former Lightning player Alex Selivanov.


The NHL is back in action tonight with 13 games on the slate.  

New Jersey vs. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia vs. Winnipeg, 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh vs. Toronto, 7 p.m.

Carolina vs. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Boston vs. Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Montreal vs. Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m. on NBCSP

Minnesota vs. Nashville, 8 p.m.

Phoenix vs. Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Calgary vs. Detroit, 9 p.m.

Edmonton vs. Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

San Jose vs. Columbus, 10:30 p.m.


Game of the night:

Vancouver vs. Chicago, 10:30 p.m. [Preview] Always a battle between these playoff rivals.  Both teams with 64 points this season.  Toews and Sharp are both injured but could possibly go tonight.  Corey Schneider between the pipes for Vancouver.  


Video of the day: