By choosing not to commit to the Panthers beyond this season, Jay Bouwmeester gave his team a kind of ultimatum. Show me, or I'm outta here.
Andy Murray respects the way his Kings have battled injuries, but it doesn't make up for missing the playoffs.
Does defenseman Phil Housley belong in the Hall of Fame? You decide.
Does forward Dave Andreychuk belong in the Hall of Fame? You decide.
Does retired NHL goaltender Andy Moog have Hall of Fame credentials? You decide.
Without Patrick Roy's numbers or Grant Fuhr's rings, will the Hall of Fame find room for Mike Vernon?
It hasn't happened often, but there is precedent for the Hart winner to come from a non-playoff team.