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Tomas Hertl beefcake; new culture in Philly; MSG scoreboard shadow (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney
Puck Daddy

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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• Some say Tomas Hertl could be the next Jaromir Jagr. Hence, Hertl recreates one of Jagr's most iconic and ridiculous photo shoots. [iSport]

• Hertl on the biggest challenge living in San Jose: "What is not good for me is transportation to get myself to someplace because I don’t have a car and I can’t rent one because I am not 21 years old. I don’t know if I can buy a car because I am still fighting for my spot." Just buy a damn car, kid. [Mercury News]

• It's time for a new culture in Philadelphia. Fine, but can we please keep the hilariously bad goaltending? [Philly]

• "The Panthers will either face a very angry, motivated opponent on Tuesday night or a stunned, disorganized, winless squad." Or both! [Sun Sentinel]

• "Ed Snider runs the most proud organization in Philadelphia." Whoa now. Let's not forget about the cream cheese people. [Penn Live]

Ryan Lambert reacts to the firing of Peter Laviolette with his usual friendliness. [Backhand Shelf]

• Why the Vancouver Canucks need to fire John Tortorella right this instant. [PITB]

• Cam Charron on Jake Gardiner trade speculation: knock it off. Don't do that. [Leafs Nation]

• The new Madison Square Garden scoreboard sort of makes the arena look like Springfield after Mr. Burns blocked out the sun, which doesn't seem ideal. [NY Rangers Blog]

• Elliotte Friedman's 30 thoughts, where he talks Mason Raymond's infuriatingly, snow-showering, super-effective, still not illegal spin-o-rama. [CBC]

• Curt Schilling, who is broke, is selling the tools he uses to make his backyard rink. [Backyard Hockey]

• SK of Anaheim Calling was in a serious car accident last week. Help her with her medical bills or just leave her a get well soon message. [Anaheim Calling]

• Brad Marchand has no hard feelings after taking a high hit from Justin Abdelkader. After all, at that height, every hit is a high hit. [Boston Herald]

• Justin Williams on the top line's lack of production. "It’s nothing. You can search for any excuses you want. But our five-on-five scoring needs to improve. You can’t just rely on a power play. You need to get dirty, and we have not done that yet to a man, and it certainly starts at the top." [LA Kings Insider]

• A hockey player's family is suing Webster Thomas for keeping him at the junior varsity level "in spite of his advanced skills." Oh, good grief. [Democrat & Chronicle]

• Canada's prime minister weighs in on hockey's inability to police toughness, because that's what Canada's prime minister is for. [CTV News]

• Arizona's federal bankruptcy court has thrown out most of the NHL's claims against former Phoenix Coyotes owner Jerry Moyes for expenses associated with the team’s bankruptcy and their having to take it over. [AZ Central]

• Have an inordinate amount of money? Get in on this auction for the holy grail of hockey cards. [Montreal Gazette]

• The best lines in fantasy hockey. [Dobber Hockey]

• David Legwand is getting squeezed out of icetime in Nashville. You'd think tenure would count for something. [On the Forecheck]

• This commercial for SKA Saint Petersburg is the best commercial. Goalie backflip!

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