Price at practice; Bylsma's influence; paying head coaches (Puck Headlines)

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• The Columbus Blue Jackets gameday posters are pretty impressive. Check out the entire batch.

• Carey Price joined his Montreal Canadiens teammates at practice for the first time since suffering a lower-body injury. [NHL.com]

• Marco Scandella re-joined the Minnesota Wild after being away for a week to say goodbye to his father who’s sadly losing a battle with prostate cancer. [Star Tribune]

• Patrick Roy, welcome to the hot seat. [Globe and Mail]

• As many expected, Dan Bylsma has helped steer the Buffalo Sabres in the right direction this season. [TSN]

• How do NHL teams determine what to pay their head coaches? [Hockey Graphs

• Could Patrick Marleau end up being the next Ray Bourque, a long-time veteran of one team who gets dealt with a Stanley Cup in mind? [ESPN]

• Is the slump that Jaromir Jagr is currently going through a sign that the end is near? [Bleacher Report

• Defensive lapses are doing in the Boston Bruins. [Boston Globe]

• Two teams have reportedly shown interest in trading for Toronto Maple Leafs netminder Jonathan Bernier. [The Leafs Nation

• How hockey helped Kitchener Rangers youth coach John Divo during his cancer battle. [The Record]

• Who’s idea was it for Alex Ovechkin’s hot stick celebration? Jose Theodore says it was him. [RMNB]

• The son of former NHLer Todd Kryger is exceling at Arizona State. [College Hockey News

• 20-year old Junior League defenseman Braden Pettinger was left paralyzed after crashing head-first into the boards during a game last week. [CP via Yahoo]

• It’s been a rough go in Edmonton for Cam Talbot, but don’t count him out just yet. [Edmonton Journal

• A couple days old, but this press release from the Calgary Mustangs announcing the firing of their head coach is classic. [Buzzing the Net]

• Does "former Player X" from your favorite team deserve an in-arena tribute? [The Cauldron]

• Who would help your fantasy hockey team more, Joe Pavelski or Ryan Getzlaf? [Dobber Hockey]

• Finally, a closer look at LA Kings defenseman Drew Doughty:

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