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.
Max Talbot is earning praise from head coach Patrick Roy. Hopefully, it’s for more than being French Canadian. (Denver Post)
A fantastic read on how the Avalanche can leverage a few deals to contend immediately and in the future. (Mile High Hockey)
Ever wonder what your favorite Avs are up to on the web? Here’s a roundup via the team’s home site. (Avalanche)
James Neal got five games for his knee to the head of Brad Marchand. Here’s a more in-depth look at the incident. (The Farm Club)
Mikhail Grabovski would rather just blow it by you than deke you out. (Imgur)
The salary cap is expected to rise to about $71 million next year. You know what that means: DUMB SPENDING AHOY! (Puck Daddy)
And finally, Craig Anderson seems…happy? (Vine)