- The Crunch is down 3 to #25 on one blogger's AHL Power Rankings. [Chirps from Center Ice]
- It isn't too late to donate to the Crunch's Change for Change initiative. Change for Change is an initiative created by Crunch captain Mike Angelidis and his teammates that aims to raise money for pediatric cancer research at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. [Go Fund Me]
- Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby find themselves in yet another area in which their careers intersect. [Jaspers' Rink]
- The story of an Avalanche fan in Nashville. [Mile High Hockey]
- Brian McGrattan, currently with Calgary's AHL Club in San Diego, has been sober for seven years and needs to share his story. [Calgary Flames]
- The KHL is going to expand into China next season. [SportsNet]
It's mid-month, and your holiday fervor is probably maxed. Take a break, get a cup of coffee, and settle in for some news and links from around the hockey world.