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Injured Doughty travels with Kings; Wang wants $370 million; Weiss done for season (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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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.

• Well, if The Rock approves...

• After suffering an upper-body injury Thursday night. Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty did travel with the team to Vancouver. [LA Kings Insider]

• Before he was dealt to the Philadelphia Flyers, Steve Mason considered walking away from the game. "It had definitely crossed my mind to consider other options. I was just so beat up mentally that hockey was becoming more of a chore than a passion and something that was fun." [NHL.com]

• According to Chris Botta, the New York Islanders' price tag is at $370 million. Finding someone to come up with that kind of dough is another story. [Sports Business Journal]

• Bobby Ryan, Ales Hemsky and Clarke MacArthur all say they would love to stay with the Ottawa Senators, but seeing what the market could offer them is another thing. [6th Sens]

Stephen Weiss: probably done for the year for the Detroit Red Wings. Henrik Zetterberg: likely to resume skating next week. [MLive]

• There's certainly a lot of East Coast Bias in NBC's new Stanley Cup playoff campaign. [The Royal Half]

• The Pittsburgh Penguins are eating healthy these days after planted seeds from Gary Roberts' arrival back in 2007. [Post-Gazette]

• For the upcoming World Championships, it sounds like there's a good chance you'll see Anton Khudobin of the Carolina Hurricanes between the pipes for Russia. [R-Sport]

Mark Giordano is the Masterton Trophy nominee for the Calgary Flames. [Calgary Sun]

Washington Capitals fans are posed a question: If you could fire one, would you get rid of Adam Oates or George McPhee? [Japers' Rink]

• Evaluating the performance of Thomas Greiss with the Phoenix Coyotes and debating his future. [Five for Howling]

• A lower body injury will sideline Johnny Oduya for a second straight game for the Chicago Blackhawks. [Madhouse Enforcer]

• According to Ted Nolan, Chris Stewart is "way ahead" in his rehab from an ankle injury and could return before the end of the season for the Buffalo Sabres. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• Breaking down Teemu Selanne's incredible career numbers. [Bleacher Report]

• Why the Florida Panthers are currently built to withstand "playoff hockey." [The Rat Trick]

• Finally, via Islanders Point Blank, here's Mike Bossy doing a French commercial for Kentucky Fried Chicken in 1981: 

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