Mr. Holland's extension; hockey's best shark logos; Hey, remember the 80s? (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney

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.

Gary Bettman and Columbus Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson.
Gary Bettman and Columbus Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson.

• Gary Bettman and John Davidson -- the hockey one, Columbus Blue Jackets president of hockey operations, not the TV show host. Although in those matching suits, you could be forgiven for thinking they were about to jointly host Hollywood Squares. Bettman was in Ohio for the Columbus Sports Commission's annual breakfast gathering, not a "Twins" movie convention.

• And speaking of Bettman, here's an awkward situation: "An adviser working for the hedge-fund manager who sued the New York Islanders for reneging on a deal to sell him the team is NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s half-brother." [NY Post]

• Ken Holland's inactivity may be bugging Detroit fans, but it didn't stop the Red Wings from signing their GM to a four-year extension through 2017-18. [MLive]

• In honor of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, here are the best shark logos in hockey. The Cleveland Barons logo remains the best possible version. The shark is wearing a monocle! [Puck Junk]

• Sean McIndoe remembers the 80s, like a hockey-loving goat boy. The eighties were an insane time for hockey, man. [Grantland]

• David Shoalts on the surge in revenue the NHL saw thanks to the outdoor games and the landmark Rogers deal. [The Globe & Mail]

• Ryan Miller talks rock music, and the Canucks. Turns out he loves Jack White. [Alternative Nation

• Former Islanders coach Al Arbour is suffering from dementia. [NY Daily News]

• Denis Potvin will return as an analyst for the Florida Panthers' television broadcasts. [Panthers]

• Dimitri Filipovic reviews analytic guru Rob Vollman's 2014 version of Hockey Abstract. [Sporting News]

• The New York Rangers haven't had an impactful first round pick in ages. Here are five guys they could have drafted, but didn't. [NY Rangers Blog]

• If Leon Draisaitl doesn't make the Oilers, they're looking for him to go to Europe, not back to the WHL, according to a report. [Buzzing the Net]

• Could Tyler Seguin lead the NHL in scoring next season? [The Score]

• The top 10 fantasy hockey players over the age of 35. [Dobber Hockey]

• The New Jersey Devils played a lot of close games last season, with 50 of their games decided by one goal. Here's a look at how close those games truly were. [In Lou We Trust]

• Jonathan WIllis on why it's silly to lock up most goaltenders long-term: it's not really all that difficult to get a good one on the open market anymore. [Bleacher Report]

• Jordan Eberle skipped the World Championships this year. Will the extra rest help him next season? [Oilers Nation]

• Hey there. Like nerdy stuff? Check out this interactive usage chart for last season's forwards and defensemen. If it's too much to handle, think of it as a game of hide and seek, and then chuckle at how bad Colton Orr is at hide and seek. [Extra Skater]

• Reviewing Stu MacGregor's work as the Edmonton Oilers' chief scout. [Lowetide]

• Finally, here's the Czech team celebrating an 11-2 win over Russia at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.