Lots to get to, ladies and gents, so I'll skip any intro.
- Just announced - Fall Out Boy, O.A.R., and Locksley are your musical acts for the All-Star Game. This is separate from the free concert at the LC on the 24th and the near continuous musical acts at the Dispatch Media Group Hockey House.
- Here are some highlights for the coming week in the Arena District via This Week News.
- Similar to our post we have pinned, The Hockey Writers detail what else there is to check out in Columbus.
- The Winter Park Rink opens today! Photos here.
- You may want to take note of this one - your programming guide for the week ahead.
- Don't know how you could miss it, but if you did - enter to win an All-Star Package here via us via Discover.
- ESPN discusses what they would like to see changed about All-Star Weekend.
- They also project the draft, which takes place next Friday.
- John Davidson on Nathan Horton's progress - "a little bit better" but he also uses the past tense when talking about Horton. :(
- Ahem, if you need a primer on the new Draft Lottery Odds.
- Andy linked this previously, but according to Deadspin Jack Johnson's parents are not very nice people.