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Crosby wins ESPY; Langenbrunner not retiring; Shaw’s day with Cup (Puck Headlines)

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• Bailey. The ESPYs. Blue Steel.

BREAKING: Dustin Brown has signed an 8-year extension with the LA Kings. More on this in a bit.

Sidney Crosby won "Best NHL Player" at Wednesday night's ESPN ESPY Awards. The award will join his four other ESPY's: The paperweight, the doorstop, the bookend and the thing he re-gifted to Chris Kunitz for Christmas 2011. [TSN]

Brenden Morrow's agent has spoken with the Carolina Hurricanes and expects to again in the near future. Is there a fit there? [News & Observer]

Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on what his plans for next season: "We're going to go with our young guys." Translation: "We can't wait to draft Sam Reinhart or Aaron Eklad in 2014."

Jamie Langenbrunner says he's fully recovered from torn labrum surgery and is "not ready" to retire just yet. [Duluth News Tribune]

• "The National Hockey League increased its credit facility to $600 million, up $200 million from the previous amount, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The league also received a better rate on the agreement with Citigroup Inc., which was completed last month. The new facility is priced at the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, plus 250 basis points. The previous facility was $400 million at Libor plus 300 basis points." [Bloomberg]

Jacob Josefson has re-signed with the New Jersey Devils on a 1-year, $725,000 deal. The team is also very close to extending current restricted free agent Adam Henrique. [Fire & Ice]

• Dustin Jeffrey returns to the Pittsburgh Penguins after signing 1-year, $625,000 deal. [Penguins]

• Chris Tanev still hasn't re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks. What's the deal with that? [Pass it to Bulis]

• Great read on the bonds formed by military veterans through hockey. [New York Times]

• Ever wonder what junior hockey players do for work during the summer? How about taking on jobs as an oyster fishermen, bakery assistant and greenhouse worker? [Buzzing the Net]

• The NHL in Seattle seems dead for now, but would college hockey work in the area? [Post Intelligencer]

• In the wake of the NCAA pulling their licensing agreement for EA Sports video games, what are the chances of a college hockey game in the future? [United States of Hockey]

• Ed Belfour's son, Dayn, has left the University of Nebraska-Omaha. [College Hockey News]

• Congrats to our friends at the Bakersfield Condors for becoming the ECHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers. [Condors]

• Finally, here are some scenes from Andrew Shaw's shirtless day with the Stanley Cup:

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