NHL Morning Links - Dec. 12

The rumor mill didn't churn as feverishly this week on the trade front, but there were some captivating ideas raised coming out of the Board of Governors meeting, primarily the rising salary cap and NHL expansion. (You'll remember our little expansion experiment from the preseason.)

But despite the lack of trade buzz, there's been no shortage of other news around the league on the injury, line combination and promotions/demotions front, so let's get to it.