vendredi 10 avril 2015

Toronto's offseason plans; Big changes for Penguins? (Puck Headlines)

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•Good stuff from Henrik Sedin, giving his 700th assist puck to Alex from the Make-A-Wish foundation. [Canucks for Kids]

• What will the Toronto Maple Leafs do in the offseason? The answers aren’t super clear cut. Peter Horachek is a goner. But beyond him? [Toronto Sun]

• If the Pittsburgh Penguins miss the playoffs, are big changes in store? Amazing that this is a possibility. [National Post]

• What should the Bruins do to beat the Panthers? Claude Julien needs to go back to the lines that created earlier success against Florida. [Big Bad Blog]

• How did Devan Dubnyk go from outcast to the Wild’s savior? [The Hockey Writers]

• Ryan Miller returns … as Eddie Lack’s backup. [Vancouver Canucks]

• Dubnyk will not start Thursday night against Nashville. It will be Darcy Kuemper who has not made a start since Jan. 6. That is not a typo – Dubnyk had 39 straight starts. [Star Tribune]

• How will a new arena help University of Nebraska Omaha in recruiting more top talent to its
hockey program. []

• Root for Reto Berra if you’re a Kings fan! [Royal Half]

• If you’re the Kings, don’t root for Jonas Hiller, who actually could derail LA’s playoff hopes. [LA Times]

• The Islanders need to pick up Jaroslav Halak after his flub against the Philadelphia Flyers. This play cost the Islanders a playoff spot. [Islanders Insight]

• How and why did Derek Dorsett cash in with his new contract in Vancouver? [Dobber Hockey]

• The Anaheim Ducks are struggling a bit before the postseason starts. And they have few answers as to why. Me thinks it’s the fact Ryan Getzlaf has been hampered with an issue. [Fox Sports West]

• Emerson Etem is the Ducks’ future in many different ways: Born in 1992, Etem is one of only six current NHL players who identify as African-American. But that's not all: He's one of the precious few professional hockey players to come from Southern California, as well as the first local prospect to play for an area team. [OC Weekly]

• The great Eddie Shore and the myth of Jan. 3, 1929. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• Risers and fallers in Central Scouting’s final list of players for the 2015 NHL Draft. Of course, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel were No. 1 and No. 2. [Buzzing the Net]

• Many have talked about the Red Wings’ younger players and how they’ve helped the team. But it’s the old guard pushing Detroit into the postseason. [Detroit News]

• The Kings have announced the formation of a high school hockey league. [LA Kings]

• Parts of the Nashville Predators organization will take part at the World Championships, even with the team in the playoffs. This includes Harvard's Jimmy Vesey for Team USA. [Nashville Post]

• India’s hockey team is crowdsourcing funds to play in a tournament in Kuwait. [CBC]

• The Blackhawks are resting some of their guys. The Blues are going for it. Which strategy is the best strategy? [Sun-Times]

• A Curtis Joseph sighting in Orlando? CuJo returns! Sort of at least. [Pro Hockey News]

• Finally, Jimmy Fallon rips on NHL players. And we’re all better for it.