Dec 5, 2013; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Colorado Avalanche forward Max Talbot (25) skates against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-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.

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)

Ryan is the editor of Mile High Sticking as well as co-owner of The Farm Club. Follow him on Twitter to talk Avs, Sabres, hockey in general, or to let him know what a yutz he is.

Tags: 2013-14 Season Colorado Avalanche Craig Anderson James Neal Max Talbot Mikhail Grabovski NHL Patrick Roy Suspension