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Sabres frustrated; Sean Monahan’s future; Matt Moulson’s worth (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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• Stanley C. Panther: defining chivalry since 1995.

• The Sabres are 0-4-1 and frustration is setting in with defenseman Mike Weber: “I’m tired of hearing it’s a young team. I’m really tired of hearing it. There’s no excuses in here. All these guys have played now five games in this league. We need to find a way.” [Bill Hoppe]

• Three Periods with Nick Cotsonika on Brad Richards, the Blues-Blackhawks rivalry, Sergei Fedorov and more. [Yahoo]

• Adam Gretz takes on the role of the enforcer in hockey. [Deadspin]

Milan Lucic on his altercation with Gabriel Landeskog Thursday night: “I bet you if I would have pushed [Patrick] Bordeleau at the end of it, I don’t get ten minutes. So that’s what it is ...it is what it is.” [CSNNE]

• Meanwhile...: "What he looked like was a Sedin, cowed and scared, as he backed away from an enraged Lucic in the final minute of the second period. Moments earlier the Bruins winger had been storming hard toward the net, when Landeskog got his hands and stick up in his face." [Boston Herald]

• Steve Mason has a technique during games where he breaks them down into segments around TV timeouts. So far, it's worked. [Inquirer]

Mike Fisher called his hitting of Cody Franson into the glass turnbuckle a "hockey play". He is not scheduled to have a hearing with the DoPS. “There was obviously no intent at all and very surprised to get a penalty. I didn’t feel like it was a penalty. It cost the team, which is unfortunate. Obviously I was pretty fired up after they called it.” [Tennessean]

• Gilbert Brule has signed a PTO with the Portland Pirates of the AHL. [Pirates]

• Examining whether not Calgary Flames rookie Sean Monahan should stay up or be sent back to junior. [Dobber Hockey]

• Jordan Staal is feeling like he's in store for a better season. Why? He cut out the chocolate. [Sporting News]

• Matt Moulson is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. How much is he worth to the Islanders? [ESPN]

• Good news for U.S. puck fans. NBCSN will broadcast 20 college hockey games this season, including 12 featuring Notre Dame. [PHT]

• Your 2014 AHL Hall of Fame Class will feature Bill Dineen, Al MacNeil, Bob Perreault and John Slaney. [AHL]

• Big time brawl in the OHL last night between Niagara and Owen Sound. [Buzzing the Net]

• The Plager brothers were a tough bunch. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• Finally, here's a slick little play from Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the KHL:

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