Ottawa police deny report they arrested Sidney Crosby, top five potential mid-season NHL coaching hires, updates on the Flyers, Wild and Kings, plus the latest on Danny DeKeyser.

OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa policy are denying a report claiming they arrested Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby on Tuesday night.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: TSN’s Darren Dreger also reports the Penguins confirm Crosby is currently training in Vail, Colorado. 

Could Dan Bylsma return to the NHL coaching ranks soon?

Could Dan Bylsma soon return to NHL coaching?

THE HOCKEY NEWS: Rory Boylen lists five potential mid-season NHL coaching replacements.

NEW YORK POST: Philadelphis Flyers GM Ron Hextall believes the reason Michael Del Zotto washed out with the Rangers was simply a case of  too much, too soon.  Hextall signed Del Zotto this summer to a one-year contract.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: This season with the Flyers could be Del Zotto’s best chance to get his NHL career back on track. 

PHILLY.COM: The Flyers signed agitating forward Zac Rinaldo to a two-year deal worth $850K per season.

STARTRIBUNE.COM: Michael Russo recently reported of no progress in the Minnesota Wild’s contract talks with RFAs Nino Niederreiter and Darcy Kuemper.

DETROIT NEWS: Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser enjoyed a flight with the Blue Angels.

LAKINGSINSIDER.COM: Goaltender Jeff Deslauriers is attending Kings training camp on a tryout basis.