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Puck Headlines: Getzlaf ankle worry; Quick's Olympic mask

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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-Just a reminder, Wysh is up in Vancouver and will be helping out the Y! Sports Olympic blog Fourth Place Medal while checking in from time to time here. Do check out FPM for all of your Olympic blogging needs over the next few weeks.

-During Anaheim's 4-2 win over Los Angeles Monday night, Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf(notes) got tangled up with Dustin Brown(notes) and tweaked his ankle. He'll be getting an MRI today to determine the severity. Team Canada awaits the results, as do Jordan Staal(notes), Jeff Carter(notes), Vincent Lecavalier(notes), Martin St. Louis(notes) and the other forwards that were left off of their Olympic roster. [OC Register]

-The NHL announced Tuesday that six teams will begin the 2010-11 season as part of NHL Premiere. Carolina and Minnesota will play in Helsinki. Columbus and San Jose will open in Stockholm, and Boston and Phoenix will faceoff in Prague. [NHL]

-According to Tom Gulitti, Anssi Salmela(notes) likely suffered a concussion, broken nose and lost some teeth due to the hit from Jeff Carter Monday night. [Fire & Ice]

-MARIAN GABORIK(notes) INJURY ALERT!!! Andrew Gross reports that Gaborik suffered a knee laceration while jumping over Henrik Lundqvist(notes) during practice. Lundqvist's skate caught Gaborik's knee during play. Rangers' assistant coach Jim Schoenfeld said it was too early to determine if the team's leading scorer would play Wednesday against Nashville. [Rangers Report Twitter]

-Congrats to Boston College after it beat Boston University 4-3 in the Beanpot championship game. It's the 15th Beanpot title in school history. [Boston College]

-The funeral for Brendan Burke is this today in Canton, Mass., and the entire Miami University hockey will attend. The team will also wear a patch on their jerseys for the remainder of the season in honor of him. [Dayton Daily News]

-According to Elliotte Friedman, Bob Gainey's exit from Montreal wasn't a recent decision. [CBC]

-Flyers goaltender Ray Emery(notes) may require hip surgery to repair a torn labrum. [Philadelphia Daily News]

-Johan Franzen(notes) returns tonight for the Red Wings. Adjust your fantasy hockey teams accordingly. [MLive]

-Jonathan Willis on why Patrick Marleau's(notes) lack of a "C" on his jersey hasn't made any difference production-wise this season. [The Score]

-Team USA's Angela Ruggiero is ready to go for gold in Vancouver next week. [USA Today]

-Good news for the Stars: Mike Ribeiro(notes) returns to the ice tonight after missing five weeks due to a throat contusion. Bad news for the Stars: Steve Ott(notes) (appendectomy) and Mark Fistric(notes) (knee) will miss the rest of the week. [Andrew's Stars Page]

-Via the LA Times, Jonathan Quick's(notes) goalie mask for the Olympics features a salute to the troops and a pair of bald eagles:

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-Florida GM Randy Sexton says he'll be busy up to the March 3 trade deadline and moves should be expected. [Sun-Sentinel]

-Another team that might make some moves at the deadline is the Nashville Predators, who would like to shore up their depth. [Tennessean]

-The IHL will lose the Muskegon Lumberjacks after this season as the team announced plans to fold. A USHL team is expected to begin play in Muskegon in the near future. [Muskegon News]

-Marc-Andre Bergeron(notes) will miss the next 6-8 weeks for the Canadiens with a knee injury. [Habs Inside/Out]

-Talking Ottawa Senators and the playoff race. [Scarlett Ice]

-While Atlanta has lost Boris Valabik(notes) to an ACL tear, they do get Kari Lehtonen(notes) back and he'll be on their current trip. [AJC]

-Finally, heckuva play by Boston College's Chris Kreider on this goal during Monday night's Beanpot:

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