Apr 10, 2013; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond (21) and center Ryan Kesler (17) and right wing Zack Kassian (9) celebrate goal against the Calgary Flames during the third period at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Vancouver Canucks won 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Roundup: Your Morning Links


Welcome to your NHL Roundup, where we provide you with your Morning Links from around the NHL.  The action on the ice may be over but there is never an off-season off the ice.

Have you ever wanted to play a hockey video game where you’d have to interact with fans, teammates, fans, and team management? Well get ready to live the life! Can’t wait for the “apologetic press conference” feature. (Youtube)

Andrew Shaw, the living embodiment of the phrase “because he’s a hockey player”, is auctioning off the stitches that held his face together after he took a puck to the face in the Stanley Cup Finals for cancer research. (Puck Daddy)

It’s time for Zack Kassian to step up for the Canucks. And he better because you see what happens in Vancouver when things don’t go well for them. (NHL.com)

The Board of Governors has approved the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes, out clause and all. Let’s just hope this doesn’t end with the city of Phoenix getting Art Modell’d. (Pro Hockey Talk)

News flash: if owners insist they’re losing tons of money, there’s a decent chance they’re not telling the entire story. (Welcome to your Karlsson years)

Chris Chelios, impervious to aging, will be joining the new Fox Sports One. (Awful Announcing)

There are still worthwhile guys available in free agency. No, really! (Panther Parkway)

Bo Horvat and Hunter Shinkaruk, first round picks of the Canucks, both got entry level deals inked yesterday. (THN)

And finally, your moment of origami zen. (Reddit Hockey)

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