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.
-These are your 2010 Olympic jerseys Canada. Like 'em? [Icethetics]
-Jim Balsillie has a sneaking suspicion that Richard Peddie of the Maple Leafs played a large part in his rejection by the NHL. Hmm, I wonder why? [Globe & Mail]
-Arturs Irbe and his fantastic goalie mask are back in the NHL as the new goaltending coach for Washington. [Capitals]
-SportsPro Magazine ranked the top 200 most valuable sports properties (leagues/teams) and the Red Wings landed at No. 156. The NHL as a whole was No. 33. The highest NHL team? Toronto at No. 98. [Winging it in Motown]
-Could yesterday's decision denying the University of Alabama-Huntsville entry into the CCHA spell the end for the program? [The College Hockey Blog]
-If you're in the Los Angeles area, NHL10 will debut in two weeks at Kings Hockey Fest. Jealous! [Kings]
-Devils head coach Jacques Lemaire on the battle for the backup job in New Jersey: “Frankly, I don’t know the backup that much. So, I’ll use training camp to look at him.” Funny, I don't think any Devils coach has known the backup that well. [Fire & Ice]
-The EA Sports Hockey League finally crowned a champion recently. [Inside EA Sports]
-Pension Plan Puppets presents "Jared Cowen Goes to Ottawa". [PPP]
-Let's pass the hat and come up with the funds to grab Wysh some game-worn Iowa Chops jersey's. [Gameworn.net]
-The Penguins "topped off" their soon-to-be home this afternoon. [Penguins]
Finally, Mike Bolt, one of the keepers of the Stanley Cup, drops some trivia facts about the best trophy in all of sports.
- Jim Balsillie
- Richard Peddie