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Vanek still undecided on Isles; Pandolfo retires; Odjick talks concussions (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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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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• The Green Men get their Seahawks/Marshawn Lynch appreciation on as Johnny Oduya stoically ignores them.

• The Yankees loved having the NHL in their house for two games. According to president Randy Levine, they're open to hosting more outdoor games in the future. "If they want to come back, whenever they want to come back, the schedule is up to them, they're more than welcome. We love this event." [MLB.com]

• Among the many locations on the NHL's radar for future outdoor game consideration is U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. [Sun-Times]

Thomas Vanek still hasn't made up his mind about whether or not he wants to re-sign with the Islanders or test the free agent market. "[W]e're not there yet," said his agent. [Newsday]

• Would you pay Ryan Callahan $42 million over six years or trade him? That's the decision facing Rangers GM Glen Sather. [NY Post]

• Former Canuck Gino Odjick opened up during a sports-related concussion symposium about how mental illness has affected him. “I remember, in the last two years of my career, getting a concussion, going into Philly and walking around. People just looked like Martians. They looked like they were from another planet. I couldn’t remember how to get to the rink for half the season. I was totally forgetful." [Vancouver Sun]

• After a 15-year NHL career that saw him win two Stanley Cups, Jay Pandolfo has officially announced his retirement. [NHLPA]

• The IIHF announced the four-man disciplinary panel for the Sochi Games. Kay Whitmore, Valeri Kamensky and Stephane Quintal will be three of the four crew members. [IIHF]

• Profiling the Lamoureux twins, two of America's top women's hockey players. [TIME]

• If you like bald eagles, check out the history of Team USA goalie masks. [United States of Hockey]

• Should the NHL pulls its players from the Olympics if something should happen, there is no backup plan for the tournament. [CP via TSN]

• The NHL is considering moving the pre-Draft scouting combine from Toronto to Buffalo. [AP via Yahoo]

• The Habs and Bruins meet tonight and both teams couldn't be heading in more opposite directions. [Bruins Daily]

• The Senators signed a 12-year, $400 million TV deal with Bell on Wednesday. So now some of that will go toward payroll, right? [Ottawa Sun]

• The Devils talk about their Stadium Series experience, despite the 7-3 loss. [The Hockey Writers]

• Finally, here's Randy Robitaille going all Marty St. Louis on a shootout attempt in the KHL:

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