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Good morning one and all,

We're almost a third of the way through the season and the Pens are underachieving. GM Jim Rutherford says a critical analysis is coming. Just ask us! We'll tell you everything you need to know. [Trib]

Hey if nothing else at least we'll spring Sprong out of the pressbox. [PPG]

*The Devils have flourished so far this season under first-year head coach John Hynes. [USA Today]

55-year-old Penguins CEO David Morehouse is set to undergo heart bypass and valve repair surgery today. [PPG]

*Jaromir Jagr, old school fancy stats hero to young Panthers. A cool story of a legend surrounded by nervous sweaty-palmed kids. [Sportsnet]

Las Vegas, Quebec City, even Seattle remain in the mix for expansion and relocation. Where should the NHL expand to next? [ESPN]

What will the NHL look like in 2020? We have no idea but here are some guesses. [TSN]

Early 2016-17 cap projection is $74.5M, a nice jump despite sagging Canadian dollar that could help some teams. [Globe & Mail]

Alex Semin is on waivers and should the Leafs pick him up? Sure, I think Semin and Babcock will be even better than Semin and Therrien. [Leafs Nation]

An NHL Draft proposal so crazy it might work. [Pension Plan Puppets]

Josh Ho-Sang opens up about was not invited to Canada's WJC camp despite being on an 18-game point streak in the OHL. A good interview. [Yahoo Sports Canada]

And for the end and just for laughs, James Neal was diving again last night but referee Tim Peel didn't fall for it. Instead  he yelled many profanities at Nealer. That was hilarious. NSFW. [Fox Sports]