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Bruins show support for bombing victims; Subban for Norris; Ovechkin’s street hockey ad (Puck Headlines)

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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Ryan White has been suspended five games. We'll have more on this shortly. [Bob McKenzie]

Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron are back for the Bruins, who are hoping to bring their best tonight for Boston, two days after the Marathon bombings. [Bruins]

• The Bruins have also donated 80 tickets to Boston's first responders, will be making a donation of $250,000 to the The One Fund Boston in support of those affected by the bombings, and will be wearing "Boston Strong" decals on their helmets. [Bruins]

• In 2008, Gary Bettman spoke with Darren Rovell, who asked him how many outdoor games they could do each year. After agreeing that 15 was probably too many, Bettman said this: "We've been focused on one a year. I think more than that, two would be the limit. But I’m not even focusing on doing it more than one. [CNBC via Kukla]

• Should P.K. Subban win the Norris? He comes out favourably in a comparison with Erik Karlsson's Norris season. [Habs EOTP]

• Where did it all go wrong for the New Jersey Devils? [NJ]

• Jeff Skinner has returned to Raleigh for further medical examination after an open-ice hit Tuesday night in Ottawa. [Canes Now]

• What does the future hold for Roman Cervenka in Calgary? [Flames Nation]

• Who is the Chicago Blackhawks' number one guy come playoff time? [Blackhawk Up]

• Two California University hockey players who are also brothers have been accused of running a marijuana operation. This is a movie script waiting to be written. [WPXI]

• Lindy Ruff is going back behind the bench. Hockey Canada has named him the coach of their World Championship team. [Buffalo News]

• How much is Tyler Bozak worth? Warning: math ahead. [Pension Plan Puppets]

• What happens when a photographer finds herself in the middle of a coaches' spat? Excellent photography, that's what. [Kukla's Korner]

• It's been a disappointing season in Nashville, but here's a silver lining: the Predators now have a chance to pick top five in the entry draft! Huzzah! [Section 303]

• The QMJHL has given the P.E.I. Rocket about eight days to find $3.5 million, or they'll be on the move. Good luck with that. [Buzzing the Net]

• What sort of impact does the playoff chase have on fantasy production? [Dobber Hockey]

• The Anaheim Ducks won the Antoine Laganiere derby, signing the Yale centre to a two-year entry-level contract. [Ducks]

• Should Christian Ehrhoff be getting some Norris buzz? [Canucks Army]

• Dustin Penner with a classic steam clean fail. [Diehard Sport]

• Finally, here's Alex Ovechkin's Verizon Wireless commercial, where he asks random strangers to play street hockey. [RMNB]

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