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Crosby vs. Ovechkin; Varlamov case goes to DA; DeKeyser to out indefinitely (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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Tuukka Rask is Master Chief. [Days Of Y'Orr]

• Have you heard? It's Sid vs. Ovie tonight. [Yahoo]

Semyon Varlamov's domestic abuse case has been handed over to the Denver district attorney, who has until Dec. 2 to decide whether or not to file charges. [Denver Post]

• After leaving last night's game, the Detroit Red Wings found out that Danny DeKeyser will miss the next 3-6 weeks with a separated shoulder. [MLive]

• How bad was last night's 7-0 drubbing at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers for the Columbus Blue Jackets? Jack Johnson: "sh-- show." [Dispatch]

• John Tortorella's not having a good week. After last night's loss to the Florida Panthers: "We sucked. It was easily our worst game of the year.” [Province]

• Is it time to panic about the Canucks yet? [Pass it to Bulis]

• The Buffalo Sabres tried to send Mikhail Grigorenko to Rochester on a conditioning stint, but the NHL put the kibosh on that. [Sabres Noise]

• The Erie Otters and London Knights are your top two teams in the latest Dynamic Dozen rankings. [Buzzing the Net]

• Why the concern over Team USA's lack of success overseas is overblown. [United States of Hockey]

• Former Flyers captain Mike Richards sent a text to current Flyers captain Claude Giroux telling him to relax, which he says has helped his game of late. [Broad Street Hockey]

• In defense of the NHL's Stadium Series games. [Last Word on Sports]

• Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn are making the hearts of fantasy hockey owners go pitter-patter. [Dobber Hockey]

• At this point, if we get any more minimalist with NHL logo designs, it's eventually just going to be white space. [Deadspin]

• An Abraham Lincoln impersonator gives his thumbs up to the Bakersfield Condors' Gettysburg Address jerseys. [21 News]

• Darius Kasparaitis tells the story of when teammates put petroleum jelly in his helmet. [R-Sport]

• You've never seen David Clarkson like this before... [Pension Plan Puppets]

• Michael Del Zotto in Senators colors? Those are the current rumors. [6th Sens]

• The USA Hockey Store, aka Ryan Lambert's future home, will open next week and be located in the Mall of America in Minneapolis. [USA Hockey]

• Finally, Jaden Schwartz, Roman Polak and Vladimir Sobotka visit the Anchor Bar in Buffalo:

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