After a long weekend cleaning house -- hey, maybe the Leafs will take note -- it's the morning links:
Two days till NHL trade deadline, JFJ has a story and he's stickin' to it: "We're not ready to concede anything." So let's get this straight -- 11th place in the conference, and an NHL-worst (outside of Pittsburgh) five wins in 2006, but they're not conceding. At least, perhaps not until tomorrow.
Kirby Puckett is dead at 45.
LotN, NHL division: On Oly the Goalie's milestone night, it's Alex Ovechkin (again), two goals and an assist as the Caps beat the Islanders. NBA: Although Jared Collins (0 points, 10 rebounds) takes some beating, I'll go with Carmelo Anthony's 35 on 15-22 shooting.