-"I don't really know what [the league owners] have given up, up to this point." - Sidney Crosby on negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA.
-“My advice is that the longer it goes, the worse [the offer] is going to get [for the players]." - Former Penguins forward Mark Recchi (above) on the lockout.
-"I think one thing Bill Daly and I agree upon is that, when the moment is right, we'll get a deal done very quickly." - NHLPA special counsel Steve Fehr to the NHLPA on talks with Daly, the NHL's deputy commissioner.
-By way of his Instagram account, Evgeni Malkin likes goats and they like him:
-Happy 47th birthday to former Penguins goaltender Steve Guenette. A free agent signing late in the 1984-85 season, Guenette spent parts of three seasons with the Penguins. As a rookie in 1986-87, Guenette appeared in two games, went 0-2-0, had a 4.25 goals against average, and a .852 save percentage. In 1987-88, he played in a career high 19 games, went 12-7-0 and had a 3.35 goals against average as well as an. .895 save percentage and one shutout. After seeing action in 11 games, going 5-6-0 with a 4.29 goals against average and an .867 goals against average, Guenette was traded to the Flames for a draft pick. In 32 career games with the Penguins, Guenette had a 17-15-0 record, a 3.71 goals against average, an .883 save percentage and one shutout.
-"The league has been doing pretty good for the last seven years. They even say that, too. But they not only want to take our money away, they also want to take our rights away. I don’t see why you have to change everything when we agree it’s been working pretty good.” - Devils goaltender and former Penguin Johan Hedberg (right) on negotiations with the NHL.
-Senators defenseman Jared Cowen underwent surgery for an undisclosed "lower-body" injury.
-Maple Leafs defenseman Carl Gunnarsson has joined Örebro of Sweden's Allsvenskan.
-“We’re lucky that he’s alive." - Danny Geoffrion on his son, Canadiens forward Blake Geoffrion. Currently assigned to Hamilton of the AHL, Blake Geoffrion suffered a fractured skull Friday.
-Could the lockout bring an end to forward Stephen Weiss' time with the Panthers?
-Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec has left the Liberec Tigers of the Czech Extraliga.
-Predators forward Patric Hornqvist (right) has joined Djurgården of Sweden's Allsvenskan.
-Flames forward Roman Cervenka has joined HC Lev Praha of Russia's KHL.
-"He's got his own agenda. He's saying stuff so people watch. I understand that. I don't have to like it or agree with it, but he's trying to get viewers like you're trying to get people to read the paper." - Patrick Marleau on former teammate Jeremy Roenick. In his new book, Roenick criticized Marleau for not playing with heart.
-Former Canucks/Panthers/Rangers forward Pavel Bure, Red Wings/Blues/Bruins/Capitals/Flyers/Mighty Ducks/Oilers forward Adam Oates, Nordiques/Avalanche forward Joe Sakic and Nordiques/Maple Leafs/Canucks forward Joe Sakic were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last night.
-Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for broadcasting last night and was also inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
-Globe and Mail columnist Roy MacGregor received the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award for print media and was also inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
-Former Blue Jackets/Senators goaltender Pascal Leclaire announced his retirement due to hip injuries. Leclaire, 30, was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2001 draft by Columbus.
(Photos: Recchi-Jim McIsaac/Getty Images; Hedberg-Al Bello/Getty Images; Hornqvist-Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)