O'Sullivan's struggle; Montreal playing 'right way'; Hedman's return (Puck Headlines)

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• Um, that’s Taylor Hall? What an interesting costume for Halloween. [Taylor Hall]

• Former NHLer Patrick O’Sullivan chronicles how he was abused by his father. [Toronto Sun]

• Why are the Montreal Canadiens undefeated? Because they’re playing the ‘Right Way’ says defenseman Jeff Petry. [TSN]

• Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman returned to practice after suffering a head injury in last Thursday’s game against the Dallas Stars. Coach Jon Cooper said the defenseman will play Tuesday night's game against Nashville. [Tampa Bay Times]

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• Who are the Top-10 CHL talents in the 2016 NHL Draft? [Buzzing the Net]

• It has been 20 years since former Boston University player Travis Roy suffered a debilitating spinal cord injury. The 40-year-old Roy is giving back to hockey and raising money for spinal cord research.  [NHL]

• How the Los Angeles Kings have tried to repair themselves after off-ice woes  [Vice]

• The best five Minnesota Wild players so far during the 2015-16 season. The top choice shouldn't surprise anyone. [Gone Puck Wild]

• Why the NWHL needs some sort of code about fighting: “We don’t need any of this,” Boston forward Hilary Knight said in a postgame interview, referring to the fighting that went on during the game and what both teams separately termed, “cheap shots.” [Today’s Slapshot]

• Taking a look at the Nashville Predators’ upcoming homestand. The team was dynamite at Bridgestone Arena last year. [Predlines]

• Breaking down the Washington Capitals’ breakout. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]

• Taking a look at the Ottawa Senators start to the season. [Sens Chirp]

• On Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist and a horse that is sort of named after him.[Windsor Star]

• There is also a horse named Toews on Ice. Seriously … [AP]

• The city of St. Louis is trying to host 2018 World Junior Championships. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

• Why the Philadelphia Flyers need to stick with Michal Neuvirth as their goaltender … for now. [Broad Street Buzz]

• The Southern Professional Hockey League is expanding to Roanoke, Virginia for 2016-17. [SPHL]

• Which teams’ hot starts can help your fantasy squad? [Dobber Hockey]

• America International's Austin Orszulak is a massive, massive Bruce Springsteen fan. [College Hockey News]

• Previewing the CWHL’s Brampton Thunder. [Victory Press]

• The Kings spent a ton of time in the gym heading into this season according to their in-game pump up video [THXBUD]

• Putting Connor McDavid’s struggles as the No. 1 overall pick into historical perspective with other top selections. [Spectors Hockey]

• Sitting down and chatting with the great former Boston Bruin/New York Islander Ed Westfall. [Along the Boards]

• What’s wrong with actually reporting on NHL trade rumors? On a recent report on the Boston Bruins shopping Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara. [Bruins Daily]

• On Monday, Chris Young of the Kansas City Royals took his wife and youngest son to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. His wife is the great-granddaughter of Lester Patrick. Young is slated to start Game 4 in Toronto on Tuesday against the Blue Jays in the ALCS. [Kansas City Star]

• Taking a closer look at Pittsburgh Penguins 18-year-old rookie Daniel Sprong and how he has performed in this early going. [Pensburgh]

• Finally, the night Jamie Benn captured the NHL scoring race last season.

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