Tuesday’s Tidbits: NHL News, Notes, and Nuggets

MayorsManor hockeyLike Drew Doughty going coast to coast against the New Jersey Devils in the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, let’s take a quick look at what’s going on from one end of the league to the other. Here are 10 tidbits worth checking out today:

– Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff held a leadership drill and his top players finish last

– More talk about the NHL going to Las Vegas, including quotes from league office …and one billionaire loves the idea

– San Jose Sharks players are unhappy with Antoine Roussel’s late antics

– New York Rangers are missing a possession-strong fourth line

– Patrick Kane is allegedly playing better defense this season for the Chicago Blackhawks

– There is a chance the NHL salary cap won’t increase next year

– Philadelphia Flyers are paying tribute to Veterans all year long, not just today

– Maple Leafs and Senators brawl, not on the ice but in the stands … and the Leafs are still willing to trade Joffrey Lupul …and Tim Lieweke thinks the Raptors will pass Leafs in popularity in Toronto

– Florida Panthers move a defenseman to left wing

– Shameless plug: The Kings are set to announce the signing of this guy
And for those who just want to re-live Doughty’s playoff goal, here you go – enjoy…

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