Well, this isn’t good. The Lightning announced Sunday that Ryan Callahan will miss four weeks. Side note: Why was he allowed back in the first place? [Tampa Bay Times]
Joel Vermin has been recalled from Syracuse. [Syracuse.com]
Hear from JT Brown as he gives an update on his condition. He also discusses diversity in hockey, as we honor Martin Luther King Jr. today.
Is this six-game road trip the make-or-break point of the season? Can’t see how it’s not. [Tampa Bay Times]
Have you read Martin St. Louis’ letter to fans? [Lightning.nhl.com]
The National No Fun Hockey League has gotten rid of the breakaway challenge at All-Star Weekend. [Yahoo Sports]
Robin Lehner says the Sabres aren’t doing what they’re getting paid to do: “Right now some games when it goes wrong, everyone is kind of all over the place and it’s kind of hard to pinpoint.” [The Buffalo News]
Sure, the Canadiens have Shea Weber, but their best defenseman is actually Jeff Petry. [Sportsnet]
Aww, look at a young Bruce Boudreau.
Bruce Boudreau - 85/86 Chicago Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/89JtZJX2Db— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) January 16, 2017
Justin Schultz, who “didn’t even want to be on the ice” but “crawl in a hole” a year ago, is now feeling at home with the Penguins. [NHL.com]
The Capitals are on a nine-game winning streak after dominating the Flyers to a 5-0 win. [Washington Post]