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Best GM/coach combos; Miller on trade rumors; Benn talks Olympic snub (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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• Can you pick out the guy who played in Anaheim his entire career?

• Who would you rank as the best GM/combo in the NHL? Chicago's? Boston's? Pittsburgh's? Detroit's? [CSN Philly]

Ryan Miller on potential trade rumors this season: "I'm not going to try and handle it maybe the way Roberto did because I think the salary cap changing and a few other situations changing with regard to long-term contracts has already shifted [the market]." [NHL.com]

Alex Pietrangelo is still a restricted free agent as training camp creeps up on us. He's confident, however, that a deal will be done soon. [TSN]

• On Patrick Kane as the face of USA Hockey: "Guys like Parise and Quick may be able to match Kane if this were a question simply of ability, but when you factor in the star power, as well as the allure of playing for one of the game’s most storied franchises, then Kane is without equal in this discussion." [NBC Chicago]

• "When it comes to hockey, no one has it as good as [Jonathan] Toews right now." [Winnipeg Free Press]

Jamie Benn on his snub from Team Canada Olympic orientation camp: "It gives you a little fire. You kind of want to shove it in their face." [Dallas Morning News]

• After spending last season with Zug of the Swiss League, Linus Omark returns to the Edmonton Oilers on a one-year deal. [Oilers]

• How key is it for team's to make a player's second contract "team friendly"? Very. [The Leafs Nation]

• Joe Pelletier on the difference in ice sizes around the world. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• What NHL players had the best Brady Anderson-like seasons? Oh, Jonathan Cheechoo and Jim Carey, how we've missed thee. [Grantland]

• If you like jersey revealings drawn out over a period of time, the Minnesota Wild, like the Buffalo Sabres, are doing such a thing with their new road whites. [Icethetics]

• A QMJHL preseason game last week raised over $100,000 for victims of the Lac-Megantic train derailment. [Buzzing the Net]

• Here are the top rated players, ranked 40-31, in NHL 14. [EA Sports]

• Looking back on 10 years of Eugene Melnyk in Ottawa. [Welcome to Your Karlsson Years]

• Wrestling fan Jason LaBarbera will have CM Punk featured on his Edmonton Oilers mask this season. [In Goal Mag]

• There's so much awful hockey-related stuff on eBay. Fortunately for us, The Royal Half finds the items you didn't think existed. [TRH]

• Finally, here's Patrick Kane spending part of his day with the Stanley Cup at a local pizzeria:

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