Leafs want it all; Vlasic wins Twitter; Roberto Luongo, biggest loser? (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney
July 15, 2014

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.

Icethetics / Ken Loh
Icethetics / Ken Loh

• Icethetics closes out its incredible series on some of the rejected logo designs of the 90s. Teal was very in then, as we discussed yesterday. Here's a Florida Panthers' logo that didn't make the cut. [Icethetics]

• The Toronto Maple Leafs are about to celebrate their 100th birthday. What do they want? Everything. Winter Classic. All-Star Game. NHL Draft. World Cup of Hockey. Basically all the major NHL events you can host without having to win a few playoff rounds. [Sportsnet]

Marc-Edouard Vlasic joins Twitter, and damn, his Tweet game is strong right out the gate! [Battle of Cali]

• Speaking of Twitter, the Oilers' account just cracked 300,000. How does that compare to the rest of the NHL? And if it's in the top eight, do they automatically get a playoff spot? Please say yes. It's not happening any other way. [Edmonton Journal]

Roberto Luongo could go down in history as hockey's biggest loser. [The Score]

• The Bruins have re-signed Matt Bartkowski on a one-year deal. [TSN]

• Feast your eyes on Corey Sznajder's incredible zone entries project. [The Shutdown Line]

• How do the Canadiens make room for Alex Galchenyuk? [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

• Now the Senators have lost one of their scouts! Everyone is leaving! [6th Sens]

• The perfect plan for the World Cup of Hockey. [St. Louis Game Time]

• With the contracts handed out to Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews change the NHL's pay scale? [NHL Numbers]

• Hey, remember the recession? It made taxpayers pay a lot more for the CONSOL Energy Center than initially forecast. [Post-Gazette]

• The top 300 keeper league fantasy players. Turns out if you have Sidney Crosby, you should hold onto him. Huh. [Dobber Hockey]

• Hockey parents: forever the worst. [Buzzing the Net]

• Should the city of Cleveland get an NHL team? Um, no. No they shouldn't. Columbus is only two hours away. [Too Many Men on the Site

• Looking at the average height and weight of today's NHL players. Jared Spurgeon is tiny, man. [Pensburgh]

• Why Valeri Kharlamov is the most overrated player in NHL history. [The Hockey Writers]

• The Dallas Stars have signed the brilliantly-named Julius Honka to his entry-level deal. [Stars]

• Meet Ryan Kesler, the newest Ducks' employee. He's working in the team store, and he's bad at it: