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NHLers on Wall Street; Melanson on Price; did league, Glendale violate state law? (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.

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• Just one more sleep. [Brian Hamilton]

• Enjoy this very cool list of the best hockey players in the finance industry. [Business Insider]

• Canucks' goaltending coach Rollie Melanson, who used to work with Carey Price: "Carey hasn’t stopped deteriorating since I left. He’s all over the place now. At some point, there has to be some accountability in the school yard. The position requires a lot of work and Carey hasn’t been consistent. He let things slide in practice and it caught up to him during games.” [Canadian Press]

• Alain Vigneault meets with the New York Rangers. [ESPN]

• John Tortorella meets with the Vancouver Canucks. Coach trade! [The Province]

• Oh god. Did the closed-door meetings between Glendale City Council, the prospective Coyotes' owners, and the NHL violate state law? [Arizona Daily Star]

• Do the Carolina Hurricanes have the worst logo in the NHL? [Sportsnet]

• Eric Duhatschek on the Stanley Cup Final: "Ultimately, the on-ice test will be to see if great defence and goaltending can trump great offence, the way it did in the Eastern Conference final, when the Bruins limited the Pittsburgh Penguins to just two goals. Pittsburgh went into that series as the No.1 offensive team in the regular season." [The Globe & Mail]

• How the Ottawa Senators got Peter Chiarelli on the road to NHL GMing excellence. [NHL]

• Shawn Thornton, married man, ranks his two Stanley Cup wins as the two greatest days of his life. Is his wife aware their wedding day is third on the podium? “Yeah, she knows that too. She accepts it [...] Listen, every Canadian kid grows up dreaming about winning the Stanley Cup. Not many little boys grow up dreaming about their wedding day." [CBS Boston]

• Thanks to the lockout, Columbus's Nationwide Arena turned a profit this year, when they had budgeted for a loss. [Sporting News]

• Sergei Bobrovsky and the Columbus Blue Jackets are talking extension. [Blue Jackets Xtra]

• The Conference Finals gave NBC their best ever NHL ratings. [Awful Announcing]

• 'Goon' has won Telefilm Canada’s Golden Box Office award for 2012. [Winnipeg Free Press]

• Is Jordin Tootoo a buyout candidate for the Detroit Red Wings? [MLive]

• The New York Islanders' new home will feature an off-center scoreboard. [Islanders Point Blank]

• Neate Sager weighs in on the CHL phasing in a European goalie ban and why it's a silly idea. [Buzzing the Net]

• The case for Dan Bylsma in Pittsburgh. And the case against. [The Hockey Writers]

• 14 years removed from his time as a member of the Colorado Avalanche, Claude Lemieux remains the most hated athlete in Michigan. [Detroit Free Press]

• Teemu Hartikainen leaves the Oilers for the KHL, and why the club likely won't miss him. [Our Hometown]

• And finally, enjoy this demonstration of from the Toronto Underwater Hockey Club. [Torontoist]

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