Daily Cupcakes- February 3rd, 2012.

It should come as no surprise that Patrick Roy is in trouble, for talking, again.

Patrick Roy is in hot water again after accusing the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's commissioner of pressuring an injured player into participating in this week's top prospects game.

The QMJHL has fined the Quebec Remparts $5,000 over comments made by the former star goaltender, who serves as the Remparts' head coach and general manager.

Roy laced into QMJHL commissioner Gilles Courteau last Friday, accusing him of placing his own interests and those of the QMJHL above those of players.

The Avs made a small trade with the Capitals.

The Washington Capitals have made a pair of minor-league deals, acquiring defenseman Kevin Marshall from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Matt Ford and picking up center Mike Carman from the Colorado Avalanche for defenseman Danny Richmond.

Gordie Howe is trying to do good for the world after losing his wife- of 56 years- to Alzheimer's. Howe is also struggling with short-term memory loss.

"He is very much aware of his short-term memory loss. It pisses him off," Murray Howe said.

"He can tell you every hole on every golf course he’s played. He’ll remember every hockey game he ever played in and every opponent. His long-term memory is completely intact."

Following Colleen Howe’s death, Howe became dedicated to raising awareness and helping others whose lives have been affected by dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and similar conditions.

The Howe identity was attached to the Scotiabank Pro-Am hockey tournament, which was started by Baycrest — a University of Toronto-operated facility dedicated to aging and brain health.

The Gordie and Colleen Howe Fund for Alzheimer’s now stands as a partnership between the Alzheimer’s Society and Baycrest.

There's another bad boy in hockey - wait drinking and driving a boat, with no lights, and no life preservers is a "bad boy" type of thing, right?

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien is likely headed to trial, but his lawyer says he’ll beat the most serious charges filed against the all-star defenceman.

"I’ll win," said Minneapolis attorney Mitch Robinson. "I’ll beat the boating while impaired charge and the refusal to give a chemical sample. They might win on the operating a boat without lights charge because technically he was stopped 21 minutes after sundown. And they likely have a case on the charge of not enough life preservers on board."

Byfuglien was charged with operating a boat while impaired on Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota on Aug. 31.

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