*Well that was less than ideal.
*So what should we expect now that Sean Couturier is back? Hopefully his return to the second line. [Courier-Post]
*Ronnie Hextall on what he wants to see in the second half of the season. [CSN Philly]
*Speaking of goalies, Michal Neuvirth is practicing. Good news. [Inquirer]
*Team Canada beat Slovakia yesterday with the Other Goalie in net, and he posted a shut out. Sure he only faced six shots but Carter Hart needs to step it up! [Yahoo Canada]
*Speaking of the WJC, there have been a lot of empty season in Toronto for this thing. Is the problem location? Or maybe ticket prices are a little too high? [Toronto Sun]
*Here are your top ten goals for all of the 2016 calendar year. [Puck Daddy]
*And finally, we are coming up to Winter Classic Weekend, and in that vein, let's take a second to appreciate how much fun it is to ice skate outdoors. [ESPN]