Thursday Chum Bucket: Kuraly scores, adds assist, in Team USA's 8-0 win over Germany

  • Sean Kuraly, skating on Team USA's top line between his Miami University teammate Riley Barber and phenom Alex Galchenyuk, scored the goal that held up as the game-winner and added an assist in their 8-0 shellacking of Germany. [IIHF]
  • Sure, Canada beat Germany 9-3 yesterday but their performance was apparently a complete disappointment. [Backhand Shelf]
  • Worcester head coach Roy Sommer discusses James Sheppard, Tim Kennedy, Alex Stalock and the WorSharks' blueline. [CSN Bay Area]
  • The consensus is that the NHL will cancel its season if it isn't able to fit in a 48-game schedule. Tyler Dellow looks at how many games the league actually needs to play in order to preserve the season's integrity. [mc79hockey]
  • There are still no talks planned between the NHL and PA, with the PA's trump card of disclaimer still valid until January 2nd. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Do Mike Illitch and the Red Wings owe the city of Detroit $70 million? [Winging It In Motown]/