Good morning, everyone. It's still really early in Las Vegas, so don't claim we all slept in and didn't do this post.

I read this last night, and it had a sound to it like other claims of "fire sales" that turned out to be trading two guys and trying again next year:

32 Thoughts: Will Kyle Dubas shake up the Pittsburgh Penguins?
In his latest collection of thoughts, Elliotte Friedman writes about Kyle Dubas’ delicate balancing act with the Penguins, takes a look around the trade market, and wonders if 70 goals would clinch the Hart Trophy for Auston Matthews.

Sources: OHL investigating Sudbury Wolves after bounty accusations
The Ontario Hockey League is investigating the Sudbury Wolves regarding accusations a bounty was placed on an opposing player, according to multiple sources.

If you missed it yesterday:

I really want to know if anyone asked him (or Keefe) if this was pee-wee stuff.

Hockey is wildly popular in Thorncliffe Park, but organizers struggle to find space for kids to play | CBC News
Children in Thorncliffe Park are flocking to ball and ice hockey programming subsidized by community members. But in such a dense neighbourhood with limited recreational space, organizers are struggling to find permanent spaces to play.

This is going to be non-stop sellouts:

IIHF - 2024 IIHF WW – Subaru World Championship Village Unveiled
Organizers for the April 3-14, 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship…
Inside the NHL’s push to recruit Latino hockey fans and grow the game
Forty percent of the NHL’s 32 teams play in the eight states boasting the largest Latino populations. The league wants more of them to become fans.
A pastime in frozen Hokkaido: Rubber boots ice hockey
No skates are needed for Hokkaido’s unique brand of ice hockey, which is a popular way to stay active during the north’s long winters.

Morgan Rielly returns tonight, and we'll have a preview late, when we have some idea of who is playing – likely Martin Jones and William Lagesson also coming in.

Will the Go Leafs Go chants be louder in Vegas than they were from the bleachers last night?