-Brendan Shanahan has rejoined the team that he started with.....kind of. He has joined the New Jersey Devils but has yet to sign a contract although that seems like it's just a matter of time.
-Boston's Claude Julien and San Jose's Todd McLellan were named the head coaches of their respective conference all-star teams.
-A happy birthday to "The Big M" Frank Mahovlich. The senator turns 71 today. He was a Stanley Cup champion 6 times(4 with the Leafs and 2 with the Canadiens) and a hall of famer.
-The Hockey News has a story that Jaromir Jagr would consider returning to the NHL next season to finish his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
-The Atlanta Thrashers acquired centre Rich Peverley on waivers today from Nashville today.
-Tampa Bay ownership and Vinny Lecavalier's agent, Kent Hughes, publicaly shot down a story that the ownership group of the Lightning were in such financial trouble that they were going to trade Lecavalier before his NTC kicked in on July 1rst.
-Boston GM Peter Chiarelli announced that Marco Sturm could very well miss the rest of the season with a left knee injury he sufured versus the Toronto Maple Leafs on December 18th.
Side notes: The KHL all-star game was held today with Team Jagr defeating Team Yashin 7-6 in the Red Square today. Marcel Hossa(formerly of the Montreal Canadians, NYR and Phenoix Coyotes) had 3 goals.
The United States scored a 3-2 OT win over Canada in the women's U-18 Women's Hockey championshop final.