Your Festivus Blackhawk news and other hockey notables.
- Deryk Engelland gets a three-game suspension for the unpenalized high hit on Marcus Kruger. [Tribune] [CSN] [TSN]
- It's the responsibility of the players to curb those kinds of hits. [ESPN]
- Marc Bergevin is fitting into the front office nicely. [Tribune]
- Cimaglia points out some slight areas for improvement. [MyFoxChicago]
- Jeremy Morin and Brandon Pirri get sent to Rockford. [CSN]
- Three Blackhawks prospects make the National Junior Team USA roster. [USAHockey] [blackhawks.nhl.com]
- Prospectus has a great review of Team Canada, and a Team USA version is forthcoming. [Hockey Prospectus]
- Friedman thinks the Habs ownership is to blame for the coach controversy. [CBC]
- Stu Hackel thinks the NHL should adopt some of the NFL's new concussion management protocols. [SI.com]
- An interesting look at strength of schedule. [OntheForecheck]
- The Blue Jackets are really, truly the worst. [The Score]
Happy Holidays to all you fine readers, arguers, fans, and bastions of taste.