#OduyaWatch; dealing Byfuglien; Edmonton's 'Ice District' (Puck Headlines)

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• Tie Domi: next star striker for NYCFC?

NHL.com “enhanced stats” are in play for arbitration hearings beginning this summer. How much can Mike Hoffman benefit from that? [TSN]

• Johnny Oduya is apparently close to making a decision on his future with Chicago likely out of the picture. [Chicago Tribune]

• Jeff Skinner’s time in Carolina may not be for long. What does Hurricanes GM Ron Francis plan to do? [Canes Country]

• Noah Hanifin has inked his ELC with the Hurricanes. What comes next for the defensive prospect? [Section 328]

• Christian Ehrhoff is still on the market and willing to be flexible with a one-year deal. [PHT]

• Why might it be best for the Winnipeg Jets to deal away Dustin Byfuglien. [Arctic Ice Hockey]

• A civil lawsuit against Micheal Ferland of the Calgary Flames has been dropped after Jayson Eyma claimed he was sucker-punched in the face, causing a fracture. [Globe and Mail]

• Brent Burns is sticking with defense, says Peter DeBoer. [CSN Bay Area]

• A look at the versatility Patrick Sharp brings to the Dallas Stars’ lineup. [Defending Big D]

• The Katz Group has decided to call the arena district in Edmonton the “Ice District” because, you know, winter and stuff. [CBC]

• Why the entire "Ice District" idea is not a good one. [Copper N Blue]

• Hal Gill offers some advice for Jimmy Hayes on being the new big guy for the Boston Bruins. [WEEI]

• Taylor Pyatt is hanging up the skates. [TB News Watch]

• Good chat with Don Cameron, the play-by-play man for the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers who is retiring after 53 years. [Buzzing the Net]

• The NHL CBA’s loopholes are fun to find. [Spector’s Hockey]

• Could Colin Wilson be a bit of a fantasy hockey diamond in the rough? [Dobber Hockey]

• Scott Gordon takes over the reins for the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. [Today’s SlapShot]

• Remember Marco Sturm? He’s the new bench boss for Germany’s national team. [IIHF]

• NWHL rosters are starting to fill out and the Buffalo Beauts have added a pair of top-end blueliners. [What’s Going On In Buffalo?]

• Finally, ever play dodgeball blindfolded? The Canucks prospects did and it looks like it was a lot of fun:

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