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• Deadspin's drunk, sulking, Patrick Kane photoshop contest has produced the best photo gallery you'll see today. The image above is by Josh Zerkle. [Deadspin]

• Don Cherry has come to the defence of Ron MacLean for that unfortunate 9/11 analogy. Finally, the voice of reason. [Toronto Star]

• Eric Duhatschek thinks Ryan Suter will stay in Nashville. "If Suter is picking his destination on the basis of who is getting closer to cracking the championship code, well, probably that would be Nashville, which wins 40 games every team, perennially makes the playoffs, is solid defensively (if he stays), and is hungrier than ever. Moreover, if the Preds do get a chastened Alexander Radulov back for a full season, maybe they finally get that necessary game-breaker in the lineup, someone who (they hope) is more fully vested in team goals than he was this spring, when he broke that curfew and created an unnecessary distraction in a five-game, second-round loss to the Phoenix Coyotes." [The Globe & Mail]

• Columbus Blue Jackets' fans and season-ticket holders delivered a petition to the team with 1000 signatures calling for the immediate firings of both team president Mike Priest and GM Scott Howson. Is this the right way to go about it? [The Cannon]

• Answering the Minnesota Wild brand survey. Q: What is unique about the Minnesota Wild? "Well, they have the sweet green thirds that no one else has." [Hockey Wilderness]

• This hockey mom is suing an arena that banned her for reporting a sex offender at the rink. Weird story here. [Courthouse News]

• Martin Brodeur, one of the all-time greats, gets profiled by CNN. [CNN]

• The New Yorker wasn't so kind to Brodeur. "Martin Brodeur's accomplishments are many: he has won more games, and recorded more shutouts, than any other goalie in history. He owns four Vezina trophies, three Stanley Cup rings, and two Olympic gold medals. Yet he has not, as Devils fans know, been an exceptional playoff goalie, the kind who steals batches of games in which his team appears obviously overmatched. For all those Cups, he has not, for instance, been awarded the Conn Smythe trophy, which recognizes the postseason M.V.P., and which goalies win disproportionately." [The New Yorker]

• Enough about Brodeur. I know the guy you really want to read more about is Pierre McGuire. [New York Post]

• The great Michael Farber on "The Russian Question." [Sports Illustrated]

• Bourne thinks the guy behind the LA Kings' Twitter feed is a trailblazer. [Backhand Shelf]

• Chad Smith, the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, is a hockey fan, and the group chose the new guitarist because he's a Red Wings fan. [NHL]

• Jari Kurri or Teemu Selanne -- Who's better? [LF Press]

• Matthias Ohlund hopes to play again. [Tampa Bay Times]

• Canucks Army salutes Canucks beat writer Jason Botchford, who lost a bet over the Claude Giroux suspension and had to eat a Bounty bar smothered in HP sauce. There's video. [Canucks Army]

• Meet new St. Louis Blues owner Tom Stillman, who grew up in Minnesota, so we know he cares about the game of hockey. [BND]

• Who was the Nashville Predators' MVP this season? [On the Forecheck]

• Peter Bondra's son, David, has committed to playing hockey at Michigan State. [Detroit News]

• "The Adventures of the Fisherman" is just a really cool Finnish video about a fisherman and a hockey game he sort of ruins. [Reddit Hockey]

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