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Daily Links for Tuesday, Oct. 12

Lots of opinions out there about the scary hit that Jason Pominville suffered last night. Let us know what you thought in the comments if you haven't done so already.

On The Board: Hawks 4 - Sabres 3 - Second City Hockey
Our friends at Second City Hockey give their wrap-up of the game and thoughts on the Hjalmarsson hit.

Lindy on Pominville: 'He's doing OK' - Sabres Edge
First the good news: Coach Lindy Ruff said Jason Pominville was sitting up in the Sabres' locker room after Monday's game, dealing with only a concussion and a seven- or eight-stitch cut above the eye after taking his vicious hit from behind from Chicago's Niklas Hjalmarsson.

The Human Touch - Top Shelf
Heather discusses how "the core" must feel about seeing Pominville laying on the ice, and her feelings as a fan.

10/11 Recap: Kassian continues to flex; McNabb day-to-day -
Zack Kassian is lighting up the OHL with 11 points in 4 games.

The American Hockey League announced today that Portland Pirates center Luke Adam has been named the Reebok/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 10, 2010. 

Red Wings sign coach Mike Babcock to 4-year extension - Detroit Free Press
The Red Wings have locked up head coach Mike Babcock with a four-year extension that keeps him the highest-paid coach in hockey.

Over and out: Time to leave the NHL Premiere Games behind - Puck Daddy
NHL Premiere began in 2007 with the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks in London, England. It has expanded over the past three years to six teams across three different European cities, in order to promote the NHL brand and help increase the league's presence overseas. Sean Leahy would like to see it end.

A superhero for each NHL team - THN
As the NHL enters a partnership with Marvel Comics, we look ahead and give each team their own superhero, or villain.

Breaking Down The NHL Broadcast Rights Possibilities - Deadspin
The NHL's broadcasting deal with NBC and Versus expires at the end of the upcoming season. Sports Business Journal took a look at the likely contenders to sign up the league. Let's break 'em down.