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More on NHL rights deal; Lecavalier not upset with Lightning; Schneider frustrated (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney
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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.

• How the NHL's new Canadian broadcasting deal will make players richer. [Sportsnet]

• There's going to be more money to spend, for one thing. The NHL's salary cap could jump $10 million over the next two years. [The Globe & Mail]

• What does the new rights deal mean for Hockey Night in Canada, Don Cherry, and Saturday nights in Canada? [National Post]

Cory Schneider is beginning to get frustrated at being trapped behind long-term starters. "It's Groundhog Day for me. I can't seem to escape it. I'm just trying to work hard and do what I can. I'd just like to see the ice a little but more, that's all." [Star-Ledger]

Vincent Lecavalier on his return to Tampa Bay: "It's not about proving anybody wrong. I want to prove (the Flyers) right. (The Lightning) made a business decision. I don't have anything against them. They do everything the right way. The thing for me was to move on. That's all." [Tampa Bay Times]

Pavel Datsyuk will miss his third-straight game with concussion-like symptoms. [MLive]

Paul Martin has a broken tibia and will miss 4-6 weeks. [Post-Gazette]

• The Olympic rosters will be announced at the end of the first week of January, which means outrage over who teams they left off off their roster begins at the end of the first week of January. [ESPN]

• What does the NFL's concussion case tell us about how the NHL's new class-action will play out? [NY Times]

• A Minnesota man's heart stopped during a pick-up hockey game, but his teammates revived him, because that's just what teammates do for each other. [CBS Minnesota]

• Why do the Capitals keep recalling Dmitry Orlov without playing him? [Washington Post]

• Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts. [CBC]

• Why haven't the Detroit Red Wings retired Red Kelly's number? [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• How to ruin an NHL prospect in five easy steps. [The Hockey Writers]

• Chuck Kaiton is poised to call his 3,000th professional hockey game. The Hurricanes chat with their Hall of Fame broadcaster. [Hurricanes]

• Fantasy teams rejoice, as Malkin and Neal are back on track. [Dobber Hockey]

• Griffin Reinhart still has three more games to serve on an international hockey suspension. Will it keep Team Canada from taking him for their World Junior squad? [Yahoo]

• How should the Ottawa Senators handle the return of Daniel Alfredsson? [Grantland]

• Why the Canucks' most recent home stand was their worst ever. [Pass it to Bulis]

• Finally, via Deadspin, here's Karl Stollery of the AHL's Lake Erie Monster getting absolutely trucked by Darren Archibald of the Utica Comets. Look at that rotation!

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Harrison Mooney is the associate editor for Puck Daddy on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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