Winter Classic logo leak; lockout stupidity; Kris Letang to KHL (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Here's a clue as to what logo designs the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings would have worn on Tuesday afternoon during the Winter Classic. [ Icethetics via SportsLogos.net ] • Negotiator Gary Bettman doing negotiating things that are pissing off the NHLPA: "Gary Bettman infuriated players across the table from him at NHL headquarters on Thursday — and, by extension, NHLPA membership — by claiming that a number of general managers had told him they regret some of the contracts they’d previously handed out and would welcome the opportunity to “dismantle” their teams in order to meet the steep drop to the league’s proposed $60 million cap for 2013-14, sources told the Post." [ NY Post ] • Pierre LeBrun with a very angry column: "Are we really going to see a season canceled over those remaining issues? Or if a season is canceled, is it more because of the dysfunctional dynamic that exists between both sides in negotiation?" Yes, probably. [ ESPN ] • Once this lockout stupidity ends, if you buy another ticket to an NHL game will you feel dirty? [ The Star ] • Elliotte Friedman with a great message to both the NHL and NHLPA: "You've proven your point. Don't be remembered as the guys who've destroyed it. Because if you think this is bad now, wait one more week." [ CBC ] • Friendly reminder: the NHL Network will be broadcasting tomorrow's World Junior gold medal game, and it will be live-streamed in the U.S. on NHL.com. • Mike Colligan takes you through exactly how compliance buyouts work. [ The Hockey Writers ] • Kris Letang has signed with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL, likely pending the results of the next week of CBA negotiations. [ Post-Gazette ] Here's the official announcement via SKA's website .

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Winter Classic logo leak; lockout stupidity; Kris Letang to KHL (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Here's a clue as to what logo designs the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings would have worn on Tuesday afternoon during the Winter Classic. [ Icethetics via SportsLogos.net ] • Negotiator Gary Bettman doing negotiating things that are pissing off the NHLPA: "Gary Bettman infuriated players across the table from him at NHL headquarters on Thursday — and, by extension, NHLPA membership — by claiming that a number of general managers had told him they regret some of the contracts they’d previously handed out and would welcome the opportunity to “dismantle” their teams in order to meet the steep drop to the league’s proposed $60 million cap for 2013-14, sources told the Post." [ NY Post ] • Pierre LeBrun with a very angry column: "Are we really going to see a season canceled over those remaining issues? Or if a season is canceled, is it more because of the dysfunctional dynamic that exists between both sides in negotiation?" Yes, probably. [ ESPN ] • Once this lockout stupidity ends, if you buy another ticket to an NHL game will you feel dirty? [ The Star ] • Elliotte Friedman with a great message to both the NHL and NHLPA: "You've proven your point. Don't be remembered as the guys who've destroyed it. Because if you think this is bad now, wait one more week." [ CBC ] • Friendly reminder: the NHL Network will be broadcasting tomorrow's World Junior gold medal game, and it will be live-streamed in the U.S. on NHL.com. • Mike Colligan takes you through exactly how compliance buyouts work. [ The Hockey Writers ] • Kris Letang has signed with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL, likely pending the results of the next week of CBA negotiations. [ Post-Gazette ] Here's the official announcement via SKA's website .

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