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Puck Headlines: Crosby contract risk; AHL approves video review; Terry Murray to Adirondack

Sean Leahy
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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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• Tony V. sends in photographic evidence of what else was inside Patrik Elias' equipment bag: Jimmy Hoffa!

Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ray Shero said yesterday that Sidney Crosby's best days are ahead of him. Jesse Spector says not so fast, my friend. [Sporting News]

• Sean Conboy asks one question in regards to the "risk" of Crosby's extension: "If an athlete suffers a major concussion, does it make him or her significantly more susceptible to sustaining additional concussions?" Some experts say no. [Pittsburgh Magazine]

• The AHL concluded their annual Board of Governors meetings and along with some realignment, they've approved video goal-review and will test hybrid no-touch icing beginning next season. [AHL]

Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli on Tuukka Rask's 1-year deal: "He's been a really good goalie for us, but for one year he hasn't been the No. 1 goalie. The stage is set for him and we'll see where it takes us." [Haggs]

• The Vancouver Canucks officially announced their extension with Cory Schneider. [Canucks]

• Same for Cory Sarich and the Calgary Flames. [Flames]

• More signings: Matt Kassian re-ups with the WildSteve Downie will be back with Colorado and Ryan Carter, Stephen Gionta, Steve Bernier, Cam Janssen and Peter Harrold have signed on with the Devils.

• Ethan Moreau talks about how his career came to an end and how he ended up in a management role with the Montreal Canadiens. [Mayors Manor]

• Where might Jason Garrison wind up? [Vancouver Sun]

Michigan State

• Michigan State unveiled the vintage jerseys they'll wear for next December's Great Lakes Invitational at Comerica Park. [Spartans]

• After announcing his retirement recently, Ian Laperriere has been named Director of Player Development for the Philadelphia Flyers. [Flyers]

• The Adirondack Phantoms have announced former LA Kings head coach Terry Murray as their new bench boss. [Glens Falls Post Star]

• "Remir Khaidarov, 34, a defenseman for Siberian second-tier hockey team Rubin Tyumen, raced upstairs to try to save relatives from his country house when the roof caved in." [RIA Novosti]

• Finally, via the short-lived game show "Teammates" on ESPN, Darren McCarty, what's the worst thing Brendan Shanahan has done to you? "Stretching naked".

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