-Two goals by Dustin Byfuglien helped the Blackhawks edge the Avalanche, 4-3. Chicago coach Joel Quenneville won in his first visit back to Colorado since being fired as the Avalanche's coach in the offseason.
-The NHL unveiled the a model for how the rink will be set up at Wrigley Field for the Winter Classic:
-The NHL has approached the Red Wings about opening 2009-10 in Sweden.
-Blackhawks forward Andrew Ladd's (right) game has come a long way.
-With forward Jordin Tootoo back from a "lower-body" injury, the Predators demoted forward Ryan Jones to Milwaukee of the AHL.
-Columbus forward Jake Voracek cares not for being a healthy scratch.
-Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo's groin injury is worse than first thought.
-Vancouver goaltenders Jason Jaffay is trying to prove he belongs.
-The Oilers demoted forward Gilbert Brule to Springfield of the AHL.
-Flames forward Todd Bertuzzi doesn't plan on committing suicide.
-Wild forward Mikko Koivu is not a popular guy in practice.
-Minnesota goaltender Josh Harding is patient.
-Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist for the Stars in a 3-1 defeat of the Red Wings. Marty Turco made 37 saves in the win.
-For one night at least, the Stars forgot about all their problems.
-The Coyotes demoted forward Kevin Porter to San Antonio of the AHL. Porter won last season's Hobey Baker Award with Michigan.
-The Coyotes claim they are on stable financial ground.
-Sharks forward Jeremy Roenick (right) is dealing with a shoulder injury.
-As if things weren't going well enough for the Stars, defenseman Stephane Robidas is dealing with a broken jaw.
-The career of Ducks forward Samuel Pahlsson has been a roller coaster.
-Are we back in the 1980s?
(Photos: Wrigley Field/NHL; Ladd-Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press; Roenick-Christian Petersen/Getty Images)