Apr 9, 2013; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Marian Gaborik (10) celebrates a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period at Nationwide Arena. Columbus defeated San Jose 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Two for Roughing: NHL News and Notes [July 12, 2013]

May 3, 2013; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo (1) makes a save against a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the second period of game two of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

  • Surprise! Ilya Kovalchuk retires, only to sign a reported $20 million dollar a year deal with SKA of the KHL
  • New scoreboard to debut next season at the Pepsi Center, home of the Avalanche
  • Orange vs. Blue Scrimmage last night in Isles prospect land
  • Mike Gillis plans on meeting with Roberto Luongo, face to face
  • Marian Gaborik not a lock to return to the Blue Jackets once he becomes a UFA

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