As per the Ottawa Sun, the Pittsburgh Penguins are interested in re-acquiring Ottawa defenseman Sergei Gonchar. With one year left remaining in his contract, the Penguins might try to work out a trade for the 38-year old offensive rearguard. While past his prime and very susceptible to injury these days, a return back to their high-octane power-play will do wonders for his fantasy value. Do not overlook him on Draft Day if this transaction happens..
According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, NHL talks may begin right after the Christmas holidays. With the 2012/13 season in jeopardy of being wiped out, we can only hope that some time apart could lead to cooler heads prevailing..
Canadien singer Michael Buble has tweeted that all fans should boycott the NHL if the entire season is lost. Watch the games from home, but don't spend a dime on any NHL merchandise or tickets. Sounds good to me..