HGH/PED talk; World Cup over Olympics; Tim Connolly still looking (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
Puck Daddy

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.

• Roberto Luongo finds out who stole his wheels. It was Jason Garrison!

BREAKING: Gabriel Landeskog has inked a seven-year extension with the Colorado Avalanche. More in a bit.

• Discussions have gone on this summer, but according to NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly, don't expect HGH testing until at least the 2014-15 season. [Toronto Star]

• On the topic of PEDs in hockey, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews says the more testing the better. [Toronto Sun]

• Forest City Ratner, the group that developed Barclays Center, has won the right to re-develop Nassau Coliseum once the Islanders move to Brooklyn. [Isles Blog]

• Ryan Kennedy on why the NHL should be focusing on a World Cup tournament and not the Olympics. [THN]

• After spending last season in the AHL, Tim Connolly is just waiting for another opportunity, according to his agent, J.P. Barry: "He's being patient. I think he's just taking a pause now. He's been through some injuries. He just wants his body to heal. I think there will be a demand for him when he decides to play." [Post-Standard]

• Is Roberto Luongo happy? "I’m not sure what the definition of happiness is, even when one is ecstatic," said Vancouver Canucks assistant general manager Laurence Gilman. [Province]

• A great look at Columbus Blue Jacket president John Davidson's work to promote the team in the community. [Dispatch]

• When Shawn Thornton retires, it won't be at a press conference. It will come as people are ripping the skates off his feet, according to him. [CSNNE]

• Depending on your age, you might recognize some last names among the potential top picks in the 2014 NHL Draft. [Buzzing the Net]

• This Zdeno Chara bobblehead has so many things wrong with it, beginning with the fact that it's not even to scale. [Stanley Cup of Chowdah]

• Are you in a keeper fantasy hockey league? Here's why you should keep an eye on Beau Bennett and Radko Gudas [Dobber Hockey]

• Matt Brown, the Massachusetts high school hockey player who was paralyzed during a game, has been refused entry into the New York City Marathon because "entrants must participate in the race under their own propulsion." [CBS Boston]

• Finally, here's the KHL's Josh Gratton mic'd up and a ref cam during a pre-season tournament. Some NSFW language and a Max Afinogenov sighting!