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Roy fined for outburst; Leino out indefinitely; Malhotra gets AHL tryout (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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• That probably had to have hurt.

• Patrick Roy was fined $10,000 for his antics last night against the Anaheim Ducks and Bruce Boudreau. [NHL]

Jaromir Jagr has visited Pittsburgh many times as a visiting player. Yet this season the Penguins decided to replace an image of No. 68 from their locker room with one of Mark Recchi ahead of his visit as a member of the New Jersey Devils tonight. [Tribune Review]

Ville Leino cracked a rib last night versus the Red Wings and is out indefinitely. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• Among the rules already in the rulebook that the NHL is finally deciding to actually enforce this season is the length of goalie stick paddles, which must be 26 inches maximum. [In Goal Mag]

Henrik Lundqvist is removing himself from contract talks with the New York Rangers now that the season has begun. [NY Post]

• The St. Louis Blues open their season tonight, but Brenden Morrow may not be in the lineup, thanks to the U.S. government shutdown affecting his ability to obtain a work visa. [STL Today]

• Great read by Katie Baker on Seth Jones and living up to the pre-Draft hype. [Grantland]

• Dan Boyle on his former head coach John Tortorella: “He’s definitely going to light a fire under certain people’s [rear ends]. That’s for sure. I’ve always said you need thick skin to play for him. The guys that don’t have it are probably going to fall apart, but if you have thick skin, there’s definitely some good things that are going to come out of that. Depending on what type of player you are, guys are going to react differently to his coaching methods.” [CSN Bay Area]

• In praise of Michael Frolik's addition to the Winnipeg Jets' bottom six. [Arctic Ice Hockey]

• Talking with Chris Botta about the Islanders and their future move to Brooklyn. [Puck Buddys]

• Fifteen college hockey freshmen to keep an eye on. [United States of Hockey]

Manny Malhotra has signed a 25-game tryout with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL. [Checkers]

• A Q&A with Ryane Clowe about his time in San Jose and adjusting to new surroundings in New Jersey. [The Hockey Writers]

• An "interview" with Ned Braden, 35 years after the Charlestown Chiefs won the Federal League championship. [The Classical]

• eBay is a treasure trove of hockey paraphernalia, like a t-shirt commemorating the Atlanta Thrashers' first game or storyboards from an 1980 Hockey Night in Canada episode. [The Royal Half]

• It's been 70 years since a player as young as Nathan MacKinnon had a two-point night in their NHL debut. [Buzzing the Net]

• This junior hockey announcer is not happy with the fact that he just said the wrong team name on air. (NSFW language) [Awful Announcing]

• Five questions for the Boston Bruins heading into the season. [Bruins Daily]

• Finally, I want to watch Pavel Datsyuk's backhand all day:

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