*GOOD NEWS we can all stop talking about Erik Karlsson!
*Anyhoo, actual hockey games are back which means recaps are back! Did you miss the rookie game because it wasn’t on television? No worries. Relive the magic. RECAP!
*And the return of hockey also means the return of our pal Charlie’s Ten Things. Granted, you have to pay for them now, but still. They’re good. [The Athletic]
*The big story from the rookie game was the absolute dominance of Oskar Lindblom, who made it very clear that he’s really not one of the kids anymore. [NBC Sports Philly]
*And, with rookie camp officially coming to a close with Wednesday’s game, let’s take a look at the five players who really shined during camp. [BSH]
*Now we move on to real camp. With the big boys. And expectations are high. [Philly.com]
*Our look at the top 3C candidates roll on with one of the kids who looked pretty good on Wednesday, Mikhail Vorobyev. [BSH]
*Ahhh crap it’s going to be a bummer if Wayne Simmonds has to go. [NBC Sports Philly]
*Wayne Gretzky is still out here letting us know how dumb it is to keep NHL players out of the Olympics, which is very kind of him I think. [ESPN]
*Well, Tyler Seguin is getting paid. [TSN]
*The Winnipeg Jets have revealed their new third jersey. It sure is a jersey! [Icethetics]
*And finally, a brand new episode of Flyperbole is here to carry you into the weekend. Enjoy, friends. [BSH]