Finns retire Selanne’s jersey; Bettman, Shanahan to testify; Scrivens magic (Puck Headlines)


• The Finnish national team retired Teemu Selanne’s jersey at World Juniors. He showed up in full gear, like a boss. [World Junior 2016]

• Check out the video of the national team retirement ceremony for Selanne. [TSN]

• Lawyers in the NHL’s concussion suit prepare to question Gary Bettman and Brendan Shanahan. [TSN]

• John Carlson had an MRI on his lower-body injury and his status for Wednesday’s game is up in the air. [Washington Post]

• Zach Parise and Darcy Kuemper are not expected to join the Minnesota Wild for the first game on their road trip. [The Score]

• Philadelphia Flyers ‘lent’ Sam Gagne to AHL Lehigh Valley after clearing waivers. A majority of his salary stays on the cap. [Broad Street Hockey]

• Goaltending prospect for the New Jersey Devils, Mackenzie Blackwood, has signed his three-year ELC. [ESPN]

• History of the CWHL, NWHL rivalry and what it means for women’s hockey going forward. [Vice Sports]

• USA Hockey legend, and Les Canadiennes de Montreal (CWHL) defenseman, Julie Chu, on the opportunity to play on the ice at Gillette Stadium. [NHL]

• Doc Emrick brings his storytelling magic to Habs-Bruins Winter Classic. (Sorry, Pierre will be there, too.) [Montreal Gazette]

• 2016 Winter Classic: Things to do, places to go, people to see. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

• The Vancouver Canucks won’t outright say they’re rebuilding but they expect to experience some ‘turbulence’ in the next few years. [The Province]

• Who isn’t ‘bringing it’ for the New York Rangers? [Today’s Slapshot]

• Chicago Blackhawks rookie sensation Artemi Panarin is adapting well to life in America and in the NHL. [Chicago Sun-Times]

• Analysis of Team USA’s loss to Sweden at WJC. [Red, White & Blue Line Report

• Legendary NHL photographer chats about memorable moments caught on film with pictures included. [Sport Techie]

• 2015 was a relatively good year for the Washington Capitals. Here’s a look back at the highlights. [Japers’ Rink]

• As for the Buffalo Sabres, it was another year. Here are five highs and lows of 2015. [716 Sports Podcast]

• This week in California history, the Professor writes about Los Angeles Kings owner Jack Kent Cooke making headlines when he threatened to fine his players $100 each for not protesting a call that did not go the team’s way in a game on January 1, 1969. [The Royal Half]

• With the Pacific Division practically wrapped up, the Kings have to shift their focus to the bigger prize ahead. [The Fourth Period]

• Top 5 best designs from 2015. [Hockey By Design]

• Injury updates for your fantasy hockey leagues. [Dobber]

• Watch Braden Holtby make goaltending look entirely too easy. [RMNB]

• Who knew Ben Scrivens is a Hogwarts alum? MAGIC! [@BeccaH_JR]