Daily Pucking Grind. February 7.

Today’s music selection is once again by request, and we go back in time a bit as well.  Just Between You and Me by April Wine.  I tried to find a live version, but the sound quality was not up to our standards. I think we’re developing a ballad Monday theme?

Speaking of going back in time, the Florida Panthers held a practice Saturday afternoon at Glacier Arena in Pompano Beach, FL where they used to practice.  Big turnout of about 400 fans as the organization is calling February I Love Hockey Month.  Here’s the announcement of activites from the Panthers Website.

Here’s your Monday Links:

No Super Bowl discussion here since we are a hockey site, but I will say congratulations to the Green Bay Packers.   A well played game on both ends, and I liked Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s speech after the game.  “We Lost”.

A ton of commercials, but none better than this one.  The Force.

Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon spoke recently about the future of the club and the decisions regarding potential trades.  NHL.com

Harvey Fialkov calls this upcoming homestand another “make or break one”.

News and notes from George Richards before he takes a few days off.  On Frozen Pond.

Bruins head coach Claude Julien feels the players need to do a better job protecting themselves.  Did he tell that to Marc Savard?  TSN.ca

The Hot Stove from Saturday night finds the panel talking head shots, trades and more.

Peter Forsberg is coming back after all.  He hasn’t played in the NHL since 2008.  Puck Daddy.

Evgeni Malkin is out for the remainder of the year with a torn ACL and MCL.  TSN.ca.

The Active Stick writes about how women have to work harder in sports and why it’s easier for some than for others.

Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Sunday.  Stamkos reaches 40!.

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Topics: Claude Julien, Dale Tallon, Evgeni Malkin, Glacier Arena, I Love Hockey, The Force, The Hoht Stove

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