-The Blues Jackets wished forward Mike York a Merry Christmas and demoted him to Syracuse of the AHL.
-The Blues also felt the holiday cheer and demoted former Penguins prospect Cam Paddock to Peoria of the AHL.
-Check out the custom-made pads made for Red Wings goaltender Ty Conklin for the Winter Classic:
-Fire Dana Heinze.
(Kudos to George James Malik of Snapshots for the find.)
-Detroit forward Pavel Datsyuk is heating up.
-Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom lives next door to Santa Claus.
-Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski is good people.
-Predators forward J.P. Dumont has found his passing game.
-Defenseman Sheldon Souray is starting to live up to expectations in Edmonton.
-Wild general manager Doug Risebrough has fought the good fight.
-Coyotes defenseman Zbynek Michalek (right) leads the NHL in blocked shots.
-Sharks forward Jeremy Roenick is ready for life after hockey.
-San Jose forward Torrey Mitchell has resumed skating. He hasn't played all season due to a broken leg suffered in training camp.
-Fighting is up since the 2004-05 lockout.
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