- Marian Hossa will be out for 2-3 weeks after colliding with Nick Boynton in practice. Really, Mr. Hossa? That just blooooows.
- The Capitals traded Tomas Fleischman to the Colorado Avalanche for Scott Hannan. They believe that Hannan is the missing piece to the Stanley Cup puzzle. We will see soon enough, Mr. McPhee.
- Then the Avs traded a prospect, Colby Cohen, to the Boston Bruins for Matt Hunwick.
- The Avalanche are in need of some scoring after losing Chris Stewart to a broken hand after his fight against Kyle Brodziak. It's a shame really.
- Speaking of shames, Marc-Andre Fleury and Max Talbot have been given a second chance to play in the Winter Classic.
- Two NHL teams held their annual Dad's Trip. The Edmonton Oilers did it for the first time and the Penguins held their fifth.