The prospects were having a frenzy on Friday night. Ovchinnikov, Cowan, Minten, Chadwick, Malinoski, Miller, Moldenhauer, and Lisowsky all had points. Cowan and Miller both had shorties.

Gourde will miss the Leafs game over this suspension.

Gourde suspended 2 games for actions in Kraken game |
Forward banned for charging Oilers defenseman Ekholm

The Sens signed Shane Pinto to a league minimum contract following his 41 game gambling suspension that's kept him out for half the season.

Senators sign Shane Pinto | Ottawa Senators
The Senators have signed Shane Pinto to a one-year contract

Sports Illustrated is laying off all its staff in what ownership is calling an "evolution". I don't understand much about what's going on here but I hope Species or someone will step into the comments for some insight.

Five teams are joining the BCHL for next season. The BCHL has been independent from Hockey Canada since last summer. The Brooks Bandits are one of the most popular teams for Canadians to take the step to the NCAA from. The BCHL did this primarily to create a level more tailored for the NCAA.

BCHL to become independent league