As Derek was quoted through Danny in American History X: "...someone else has already said it best. So if you can't top it, steal from them and go out strong. So I picked a guy I thought you'd like..."
Damian Cristodero of the St. Pete Times updates us on the Tampa Bay Lightning's ownership battle. No matter how much we all enjoy criticizing Commissioner Bettman, he has handled this situation with a firm and decisive hand.
James Mirtle, who is always fantastic with breaking down the business side of hockey, wrote two pieces on our other favorite ongoing ownership mess. First, regarding Jim Balsillie's improbable purchase bid, and then how Glendale may be better off if the Coyotes leave town.
Attention all cabbies: If your fare is Patrick Kane do not, I repeat, DO NOT mess with his change!
Sources tell TSN the Toronto Maple Leafs are about to deal goaltender Justin Pogge to the Anaheim Ducks.
It was finally Sidney Crosby's time with the Cup. Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Empty Netters chronicles Sid's visit with the Navy and local hospital as well as some footage when "the Kid" played some road hockey goaltender.