Stephen Harper wore what?; Duncan Keith plays forever; Willie Desjardins' decisions (Puck Headlines)

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• The second Chicago beats Nashville, I'm going to this gas station. [DNA Info]

• Winnipeg Prime Minister Stephen Harper stuck out like a sore thumb by not wearing a Winnipeg Jets jersey in Wednesday’s game. But when you're a politician, you have to pander to all of Canada. [CBC]

• Duncan Keith is a freaking marathon man. He does not stop playing hockey … ever. [Chicago Tribune]

• Willie Desjardins has gone from the man with the golden touch to a coach on the ropes pretty quickly. How have his decisions backfired these playoffs?  [Pass it to Bulis]

• The Royal Half is trying to jinx the Anaheim Ducks Stanley Cup run … by picking the Ducks and showing us why they will win. This is fantastic. [Royal Half]

• Neon yellow in Calgary’s sea of red … gaaaa. The people wearing said colors are from Edmonton. Banish them immediately! [Calgary Sun]

• The Rangers overtime goal to send their series to 3-1 against the Penguins kind of showed why the Pens are what they are, and how the Rangers have more depth than the Pens. [Hockeybuzz]

• Jonas Hiller has given the Calgary Flames the stability in net they truly need. He's come a long way from uncertainty in Anaheim. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]

• Joel Ward’s butt is an incredible weapon for the Washington Capitals. Hey, Jaromir Jagr has made a great living off having a huge behind. This has to be in some sort of scouting report. [Washington Post]

• The Predators have never staved off elimination at home. Ever. Can they do it Thursday night against Chicago? [Nashville Post]

• Even in sickness, Al Arbour remains maybe the greatest member of the Islanders organization in its history. A solid feature by Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun. [Toronto Sun]

• It’s Connor McDavid against Darnell Nurse in the OHL playoffs. Will the Oilers tell Nurse to go easy on the kid? [Buzzing the Net]

• The Edmonton Oilers have reached out to Todd McLellan. Is he the guy to bring Connor McDavid into the NHL? [Oilers Nation]

• NHL players as musical acts? Oh this is great. Especially Bruce Springsteen and Ryan Suter. [The Current]

• Paul Coffey almost missed a call inducting him into Canada’s sports Hall of Fame thanks to a Calgary area code? Yup. And this rivalry runs deep in case ya didn't know. [The Star]

• There are very good goaltenders in the NHL. But the age of iconic goaltenders – Dominik Hasek, Martin Brodeur, Patrick Roy etc. is over. [Red Wings Now]

• An interesting story behind a tribute jersey and how it came about. [Little Thing 5]

• Your Eastern Conference fantasy All-Star winners from last year! [Dobber Hockey]

• Trying to understand Jake Muzzin and Robyn Regehr, two of the most misunderstood defensemen on the Kings. [Jewels from the Crown]

• The top five logo concepts for the Tampa Bay Lightning. [Hockey by Design]

• A detailed breakdown of suspensions and fines dating back to the 2011-12 season. [Undisclosed Injury]

• A q&a with Bernie Nicholls, who has entered all sorts of endeavors in his post-playing career. [The Hockey Writers]

• Finally, You ever want to see "The Cutting Edge" played out in real life? This is about as close as we will come to seeing it happen.