Pretty much everyone is home from the holidays at this point, and that includes a heaping helping of recaps from last night's shootout loss.
Shawn Mitchell talked to Ryan Johansen yesterday about missing the World Juniors, while Bob Hunter finally sees Scott Howson losing patience and preparing to take action. (To which most fans should with a resounding "Well, DUH!")
At THW, Alex Stallings takes another look at the Jeff Carter trade.
Speaking of injuries, Crimespree talks about the "concussion epidemic" not being a new problem. Meanwhile, Shea Weber was shut down "indefinitently" yesterday.
ESPN: Still ignoring hockey in the most classless fashion possible. Lovely.
Over at Puck Daddy, the Habs apparently love Subway, there are absolutely no Jackets featured in the best saves of 2011, and the Charity point isn't doing much for Columbus, but it's the only thing keeping San Jose alive.