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.
• One of hockey's coolest traditions continues, as the Chicago Blackhawks have their names etched into the Stanley Cup.
• Denis Brodeur, the legendary sports photographer and father of Martin Brodeur, has died. [ Renaud Lavoie ]
• NHL coaches are pretty upset with the fine to Ron Rolston. Said one coach: “So what am I supposed to do now? Do I call the ref over and call timeout so I can call Colie Campbell and ask him who I can put on the ice?" [ Toronto Sun ]
• According to EA Sports' simulation, the St. Louis Blues will win the Stanley Cup this season, with Alex Pietrangelo winning the Conn Smythe. [ EA Sports ]
• Speaking of early projections, the Ottawa Senators are pretty excited that ESPN thinks they're hockey's best team. Seems odd to put that much stock into the opinion of an outlet that doesn't know who Bobby Ryan is. [ 6th Sens ]
• Alex Ovechkin will be the first Russian torchbearer for the Sochi Olympics. [ NHL ]
• NBCSN will debut two new hockey shows, 'NHL Rivals' and 'NHL Top 10'. [ SB Nation ]
• Patrice Bergeron and Gregory Campbell: style icons. [ Patrick Varvatos ]
• Brendan Shanahan responds to Marc-Edouard Vlasic's questions about consistency. He's nice about it, but we all know Vlasic just made his list. [ Working the Corners ]
• Logos for eight funny fantasy hockey team names, like Letangry Birds. [ The Whistle ]
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