Spezza, Phaneuf on the block?; Gibson's journey; Malone's future (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy

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.

This will never get old.

• Jason Spezza and Dion Phaneuf are reportedly being shopped by the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs, respectively. [Sportsnet]

• Could the Senators and Leafs make a one-for-one trade involving the captains? [Sens Shot]

• “If they’re going to make Spezza the fall guy for the leadership void created by the departure of Daniel Alfredsson – something that the Senators ownership and management group brought upon themselves by dicking him around – then that’s pretty hilarious.” [6th Sens]

• The Boston Bruins can’t allow the Montreal Canadiens to build any momentum in Game 6. [Bruins Daily]

• Two Massachusetts high school students were suspended for a week after sending racist Tweets about P.K. Subban. [WCVB]

• Taking a look at Jussi Jokinen’s influence on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play. [The Hockey Writers]

• Joe Pelletier asks if Sidney Crosby has peaked. [Greatest Hockey Legends

• “When the most talented player to come along since the “Great One” decides that slew foots and post whistle scrums are more important than dazzling us with his once in a generation talent, then the sport of hockey is the loser in the end.” [NY Rangers Blog

• John Gibson’s long road from high school cut to NHL rookie star. [In Goal Mag]

• More on Gibson’s evolution from Chris Peters. [United States of Hockey

• These eight players are still struggling offensively. [Grantland]

• Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone’s NHL future is up in the air. Could the team buy him out or potentially just terminate his contract? [Tampa Bay Times

• “What is the difference between the Nashville Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks? To me it’s two players: it’s the first overall pick in Patrick Kane and the third overall pick in Jonathan Toews,” says Nashville Predators assistant general manager Paul Fenton. [Tennessean]

• Florida Panthers rookie Nick Bjugstad didn’t just receive solid grades from his on-ice performance, but also for the work he did in the classroom as worked toward his college degree. [Panther Parkway]

• Keep an eye on Anders Lee of the New York Islanders next season when your fantasy hockey draft rolls around. [Dobber Hockey

• How much would it really cost for the Winnipeg Jets to buy out Ondrej Pavelec? [Arctic Ice Hockey

• Finally, here's Martin St. Louis' emotion post-Game 6 to his Rangers teammates: