Around The Links:

  • Jamie Benn just signed a very nice little contract for himself and I’m sure Adam Henrique’s agents were paying attention. [SB Nation]
  • Ahead of their visit to New Jersey, Troy Brouwer called the Caps’ effort “pathetic” in a 4-1 loss Thurday. [Puck Daddy]
  • Buried down in this post is Anton Valchenkov saying the NHL got it right by suspending Brayden Schenn for one game. [Star-Ledger]
  • In the not-quite-hockey news department, the Super Bowl is coming to New Jersey next year. That means you have one year to GET OUT WHILE YOU CAN! [NJBiz]
  • Oilers rookie sensation Nail Yakupov had maybe the best goal celebration of the year — in Game No. 3. [NHL]
  • I know it’s the Rangers and the Bruins but GOD DAMN — those are some impressive ratings. [SB Nation]