• Now THAT’s a senior picture for the ages. Thank you to Alex Goligoski’s mom for this beauty. [@FoxSportsAZ]

• Corey Crawford believes the secret behind more goal scoring in the league is not slimmer goalie equipment but better ice surfaces. [Sun-Times]

• Big loss for the Anaheim Ducks: Jakob Silfverberg will not travel with the team due to an upper-body injury. [OC Register]

• So, who deserves the blames for the Boston Bruins? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

• If Claude Julien isn’t the problem, the talent level is. [Boston Herald]

• Elias Lindholm is heating up for the Carolina Hurricanes at just the right time. [Cardiac Cane]

• The Leafs do some soul searching on the blueline. [Sportsnet]

• Diving into the possibility that the St. Louis Blues could bring back Brian Elliott. [St. Louis Game Time]

• Looking the Columbus Blue Jackets’ options at backup goaltender. [The Cannon]

• Michael Grabner’s breakout with New York Rangers no surprise to former Toronto Maple Leafs linemates. [ESPN]

• Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa found himself with a longer-than-usual off-season, so he put it to good use, taking a dream vacation and changing up his training regimen. [SI]

• For those hoping Scott Darling will end up with the Vegas Golden Knights, keep hoping. George McPhee, along with Darling, would have to ‘cheat’ the system to make it happen. [The Sin Bin]

• This will probably make you mad: six current players who shouldn’t be on the NHL 100 list. [The Comeback]

• ‘The NHL overtime loser point is for losers.’ [Vice]

• Jari Kurri was recently honored by the Los Angeles Kings. He reflects on his time with the team and his career as a whole. [Frozen Royalty]

• As a part of Hockey Day in Minnesota, the independent Minnesota Whitecaps will host an exhibition game against Team Korea outdoors. [The Ice Garden]

• Breaking down the aesthetics of the Kings’ 50th anniversary jerseys. [Hockey By Design]

• Throwback Thursday (on Friday): NHL approves sale of Winnipeg Jets, kick-starting the move to Arizona. [Vice Sports]

• Finally, Cabbie gets Connor McDavid to open up and wear some funny hats.