Your links for today:
Peter DeBoer: Brodeur is still "our starting goaltender", Schneider is "a fantastic 1A." [Fire and Ice]
The Blackhawks extended Corey Crawford to a six-year, $36 million contract. Um. Chicago. What are you doing? [Eye on Hockey]
Gary Bettman (BOOOOO!) was a well-payed man during the 2011-12 season. [Eye on Hockey]
The Islanders will likely be naming John Tavares as their captain soon. [Twitter]
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