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Benn to be named Stars’ captain; Torres on changing again; Schneider’s poor acting skills (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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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.

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• Great job by the Phoenix Coyotes and their fans raising $165,198 for the families of 19 firefighters who died in June. [Coyotes]

• During a press conference this afternoon, the Dallas Stars are expected to name Jamie Benn as the team's new captain. [Dallas Morning News]

• HBO started grabbing some preliminary footage for 24/7 with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday. “We’ll have to deal with it and move forward," said a thrilled Randy Carlyle. [Sportsnet]

Marian Hossa has aggravated an upper-body injury and will miss Chicago's next four preseason games. [Madhouse Enforcer]

Raffi Torres, on changing his ways again: “Obviously, there are different aspects of my game that always need fine-tuning. I’ll have to work a little better with taking pucks away, and not leading with the big hit. Just playing a little smarter out there. Obviously, we don’t want to go through something like [the suspension] again. I know it’s a broken tape recorder, but I’ve just got to keep working the system, and playing the right way to stay in the game.” [CSN Bay Area]

• How will Jonathan Huberdeau follow up his Calder Trophy winning season? [The Hockey Writers]

• Good read by Sean Gentille on Steve MacIntyre and the disappearing NHL enforcer. [Sporting News]

• After suffering a skate laceration to his leg during a Tuesday night game, New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck is expected to miss up to a month. [Islanders Point Blank]

• Shootout specialist Kaspars Daugavins has signed with Geneve-Servette of the Swiss League. His contract does include an NHL out-clause. [Geneve]

• How the OHL's fight limit isn't stopping players from dropping the gloves once they reach an NHL training camp. [Buzzing the Net]

• Via Kukla, the Detroit Red Wings are tops in a social media ranking conducted by Emory University. [Emory]

• In Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli's eyes, the team is another nonprofit for him. [LA Times]

• A Q&A with Ian Pulver about the life of a hockey agent. [Sports Agent Blog]

Mmmmmmmm a goalie mask with a chocolate Mount Rushmore. [In Goal Mag]

• Maximizing your roster in a salary cap fantasy hockey league. [Dobber Hockey]

• Finally, Cory Schneider: good goalie, not so good thespian:

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