Brian Burke blasted former Leafs goalie coach Francois Allaire, posting a message on the team's website that any interference was "done to change elements of our goaltending that was subpar." (The Toronto Star)
The city of Nashville owes the Predators $8.6 million in subsidies this season even if no games are played. (The Tennessean)
Sabres coach Darcy Regier will spend a lot of time during the lockout watching their AHL affiliate in Rochester, N.Y. (The Buffalo News)
Ottawa Senators star center Jason Spezza has signed on with Rapperswil-Jona of the Swiss Elite League, his agent Rick Curran confirmed to ESPN.com Wednesday.