Update (10:24): Gary Bettman has elevated the NHL Public Relations Disaster Advisory level to "Severe."
Update (10:28): President Bush has ordered flags to fly at half-staff tomorrow in recognition of a national day of mourning.
Update (10:31): Evgeni Malkin has begun sitting shiva.
Update (10:38): U2, Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen (sans E Street Band) are now confirmed for Saturday night's "Concert for Sidney" telethon.
Update (10:42): Barring last minute intervention from the Supreme Court, Paul Ranger is to go before a firing squad at dawn.
Update (10:48): Kanye West has issued a statement that reads "Sidney Crosby doesn't care about black people." Huh.
Update (10:51): Elton John has just released "Candle in the Wind 2008" in tribute.
Alright, I need to go drown my sorrows. Follow George's lead in the comments and keep me posted, will ya?