Too much month at the end of the Xanax.
Your daily signs and portents.
- Rogers has a review of October, a decent start indeed. [ESPN]
- Jahns grades all the new additions so far. [Sun-Times]
- The Power Play numbers may be abysmal, but the Blackhawks feel that things are looking up. [CSN] [Sun-Times]
- Kuc has a different take on the Power Play failure. [Tribune]
- Patrick Kane in a national ad campaign: seems like a good idea. [PD]
- Meanwhile, around the league, the Red Wings lost their fifth in a row, and second in a row to the Minnesota Wild. [THN]
- Boston is considering trades to help cure the hangover. [THN]
- Friedman on realignment, plus 30 Thoughts. [CBC]
- The Lokomotiv crash was officially declared due to pilot error. [CBC]