*Ever notice how hockey is more fun when the team to which you are partial wins the game? RECAP!
*Wayne Simmonds just keeps getting better. Who even thought that was possible? [Sons of Penn]
*Speaking of The Train, he's here on this list of the best front-of-the-net guys in the league. [Dobber Hockey]
*DGB grades the Western Conference on its 2016 trades. [Sportsnet]
*Fines and suspensions are down in the NHL, so it seems like the players are learning to be less bad. [USA Today]
*Does the NHL need to rethink its playoff format? [Vice Sports]
*On the wonderful world of Canadian hockey jargon. [The Athletic]
*Claude Giroux continues to be the hero we all deserve. [BSH]
*And finally, from all of us here at Broad Street Hockey, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas! Enjoy your long weeked and we'll see you Tuesday!