Mikhail Grigorenko, seen here smiting his opponent, is doing well in international competition.
Here's your daily discussion thread chock full o'and NHL news, collected from around the internet for your viewing pleasure.
- Rick Jeanneret considers the Hockey Hall of Fame honor a big one. [The Buffalo News]
- This is way overdue, but QCS is putting together a list of the top 100 players in the NHL, and they're already through #80. [Queen City Sports]
- It's not looking good for a new CBA in time to save the entire season. [The Puck Stops Here]
Around the NHL:
- The owners are loving that Gary Bettman is getting all the blame for a possible lockout. [Puck Daddy]
- Hark! There was some optimism after a few days of progress in CBA talks. [ESPN]
- But not that much optimism. [SI.com]
- Here are the top 10 CBA issues. [THN]
- A second Northeastern team has landed at #12 in THN's reverse season preview. [THN]