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Predators hold moment of silence for Nashville police officer Eric Mumaw | The Tennessean
A very sad scene.

P.K. Subban goes Hollywood and the marketing of NHL stars | Puck Daddy
I'm not sure what a hockey player is supposed to look like, but if they were as well dressed as Subban I'd be happy.

Should the NHL be more focused on promoting its star players? | FOX Sports
It's not just the culture of hockey media that pushes back against marketing individual superstars, it's the superstars themselves.

Minnesota Wild likely won't make any big deals before trade deadline | ESPN
"Don't expect Minnesota to go wild before the trade deadline -- but a defensive center could help". Wait, what?

Cramped schedule, exhausted players lead to increase in NHL scoring | USA Today
This year's schedule is simultaneously being blamed for the increase in scoring and players' scoring slumps.

Lundqvist and the Rangers rebound to defeat Sabres | ProHockeyTalk
Is it really a rebound when it's against the Sabres? In overtime?

IOC-IIHF-NHL meeting planned for Friday -- TSN
Maybe we'll finally get a yes or no? (Probably not.)

Chris Pronger fines himself $5 for All-Star hit on Justin Bieber -
No word if the Beliebers are satisfied with this ruling from DoPS.

Wayne Simmonds and What a Black All-Star MVP Means for the Future of the NHL | Bleacher Report
"The National Hockey League only has one policy: to get the best hockey players. There is no tacit or otherwise, which would restrict anyone because of color or race."

Scottrade Center, soccer stadium financing bills pass committee |
No indication if the funds will be used to make the arena look less like an abandoned mall.

NHL announces You Can Play club ambassadors |
Colin Wilson will represent the Predators.