Eastern Conference bagel battle; Radek Bonk retires; Gretzky to Brooklyn? (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney
May 20, 2014
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Henrik Lundqvist terror face.

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.

 

• Normally Henrik Lundqvist's face is appealing. Not here. [Reddit]

• Who has the best bagels? Montreal or New York? We'll find out at the end of the Eastern Conference Final, when the mayor of the losing city will be forced to declare the winning city's bagels superior. [Eye on Hockey]

• The Canadiens' goalie problem isn't Carey Price or Dustin Tokarski - it's Henrik Lundqvist. [Toronto Star]

• The Colorado Avalanche have signed Borna Rendulic, the best Croatian hockey player in the world. [KHL]

• Wayne Gretzky, Islanders president? If so, with Jay-Z running the Nets in Brooklyn, it's important for us to give the Great One some hip hop cred and start calling him Li'l Wayne. [The Hockey News]

• Radek Bonk, a member of the NHL's all-name team, calls it a career. [PHT]

• Is Ben Lovejoy the one that got away in Pittsburgh? [MC79 Hockey]

• Slava Fetisov's rise as a hockey star is chronicled in a new documentary debuting at Cannes. [Yahoo]

• Paul McFarland will becomes the OHL's youngest head coach after being hired to helm the Kingston Frontenacs. [Buzzing the Net]

• The Flyers haven't won a Cup in 40 years. it defies the odds, except in, like, Vancouver and St. Louis and stuff. [Philly]

•  10 players who have seen their fantasy stocks rise as a result of strong playoff performances. [Dobber Hockey]

• The problem with being as good as the Bruins have been: everyone keeps trying to hire people from your front-office. [NESN]

• Ryan Miller to the Sharks? [CSN Bay Area]

• Bruce Boudreau on Game 7 versus the Kings: "I think Game 7 was an anomaly. I think some guys were too wound up, and other guys didn’t want to make a mistake. The combination of that was us making a lot of mistakes. We’ll live and learn off of that, I hope." [Ducks

• Which game in a seven-game series is the most important to win? [Extreme Enginerding]

• A look at the David Morehouse era in Pittsburgh. [Pensblog]

• A look at some of the hidden messages in the jerseys at the World Championships.