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Canadiens 2, Red Wings 1 (OT): Montreal ties it late in regulation, wins on David Desharnais goal | MLive.com
Sadly, I was not able to catch the end of the game and the frustration that accompanied it. Nothing else to do but move on and focus on beating the Penguins on Thursday!

Pavel Datsyuk Scores The Best Goal That Didn't Count This NHL Season (So Far) | Next Impulse Sports
Regardless of whether or not this goal should have counted, the Wings should have been given an honorary two points purely on the basis that this goal was amazing.

Anthony Mantha update: Top prospect moves to Grand Rapids, hopeful CAT scan leads to next step | MLive.com
Mantha is nearing his professional hockey debut. He will probably be out for another week or two before making his Griffins' debut.

Griffins Return To Van Andel Arena With Three-Game Winning Streak | Grand Rapids Griffins
The Griffins take on the Lake Erie Monsters on Friday.

Griffins lose forward Tomas Nosek for indefinite period after hand injury off the ice | MLive.com
Tomas Nosek cut himself while opening a box on Monday.

NHL News

Nathan Horton’s career could be over due to back injury | Puck Daddy
Terrible news. Horton is only 29-years-old, and should still have many hockey years ahead of him.

If allegations are true, will Kings welcome Voynov back into their ‘special’ group? | ProHockeyTalk
If Voynov is found not guilty, and his teammates want him back, then I see no reason why the Kings should not keep him around. If one of those two criteria change, then the Kings should consider moving the defenseman.

Johnny Boychuk keeps making an impact on the Islanders' power play - SBNation.com
In six games so far this season, Boychuk has already matched his career total in power play points with five PP points.

Jordin Tootoo’s life in the fast lane: booze, women, hockey | The Hockey News
Jordin Tootoo is releasing a new book today: "All The Way: My Life On Ice". The book centers around his off-ice struggles earlier in his career.

Renney says he was fired by the Oilers because of his ‘values’ | ProHockeyTalk
Renney was not willing to play some of the Oilers' younger players over older players who he thought were better hockey players.

Extra-deep 2015 NHL draft has a few surprises | USA Today
This season's draft is a lot more than just Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel.

NHL Power Rankings: Predators continue to surprise early on | CBSSports.com
As I mentioned before the season began, I think the Predators may be a surprise this season. They have the tools to compete for a playoff spot.

Blues' Alex Pietrangelo shaves head in support of niece's cancer fight (Photo) | Puck Daddy
Great thing to do!

Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen? | The Hockey News
What do you guys think about Yakupov? Is he simply taking longer to develop, or is he possibly a bust in the making? I feel that the former is more likely.

Yost: Signs of decline in Eric Staal's game | TSN
Eric Staal may be on the decline, but, a part of that can be attributed to the Hurricanes' questionable roster. He is still a really good player, and would be a very useful addition to any team.

Video: Islanders’ Hickey cut after taking a skate to the face | ProHockeyTalk

Oliver Ekman-Larsson's Norris Trophy problem | Puck Daddy
The article makes a good point: "The award is voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, and a lot don’t often see Ekman Larsson who plays most of the year in more westerly time zones." Should the NHL give 50% of the votes for the award to a different group of people in order to combat this?

Let's Go Red Wings!