Jagr mullet update; Tarasenko returns for Blues; life on hockey's bubble (Puck Headlines)

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• Progress report! 

• The offensive struggles of teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks are a sign of a greater problem in the NHL. [Eye on Hockey]

• Wade Redden on how the game drastically changes for defensemen over 30. [Guardian]

• Vladimir Tarasenko will be back in the St. Louis Blues’ lineup tonight vs. the Los Angeles Kings. [Post-Dispatch]

• We all read about the “intangibles” in hockey like “grit” and “compete level.” So what exactly are they? [The Star

• The Calgary Flames’ defense needs a T.J. Brodie/Dougie Hamilton pairing ASAP. [Flames Nation]

• What’s going on with Jakub Voracek? Here are 10 theories why the Philadelphia Flyers forward has yet to score. [Broad Street Hockey]

• The procedure Eric Fehr of the Penguins underwent in the off-season was a modified version of Tommy John surgery. [CP via Yahoo]  

• The now-retired Brad Mills talks about life on the NHL/AHL bubble. [The Players’ Tribune

• Looking at the hottest and coldest defensemen in the Eastern Conference. [Dobber Hockey]

• It’s more than bad luck that’s hindering Jason Pominville’s slow start to the season for the Minnesota Wild. [State of Hockey]

• Five of the NHWL’s top-selling jerseys all come from the New York Riveters. [NWHL]

• Interesting look at the women’s game through the eyes of an NWHL official. [Bonus Hockey]

• The most Canadian story you'll read today: Alberta couple gets married at a Tim Hortons. [Global News]

• Roman Polak took a spill last night vs. the Dallas Stars, so of course the photo has been ‘shopped into some funny situations. [The Leafs Nation

• Brad Marchand: Boston Bruins leader? [Boston Sports Desk

• The QMJHL’s Chicoutimi Saguenéens are undergoing a major change in the front office. [Buzzing the Net]

• Finally, Not So Mean Tweets: NHL edition: