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Why Shane Doan should go; Stanley Cup witnesses marriage proposal (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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• Kevin Westgarth of the Los Angeles Kings shows us exactly what 76,000 pages of NHL financial documents looks like. [@KWesty19]

• "The Players' Association still has not received all the financial documentation -- primarily the independently audited information for the league's clubs -- requested from the NHL and has no intent to submit a proposal until that information is received and then analyzed." [ESPN New York]

• The Detroit Red Wings announced that Slava Fetisov, Sergei Fedorov, Vladimir Konstantinov and Igor Larionov will participate in the Winter Classic alumni festivities. Fetisov, Fedorov and Larionov will take part in the Alumni Game against the Maple Leafs. Konstantinov will serve as an ambassador. [Red Wings]

• Bourne with a strong take on why Shane Doan should move on from Phoenix. [Backhand Shelf]

• P.K. Subban was reportedly offered a 2-year, $5.5 million contract that his agent quickly shot down, adding nothing is imminent. It's Aug. 2 and Subban is still a restricted free agent. Where are the offer sheets? [Hockey Inside/Out]

• Bruce Ratner, a real estate developer who's currently building a state-of-the-art arena for the Brooklyn Nets, on the potential of luring the New York Islanders there: "I am trying like hell to get the Islanders to make Barclays Center their new hockey home." The Islanders' lease at Nassau Coliseum is up in 2015. [NY Daily News]

• USA Hockey announced that its 2012 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held in Dallas. Among this years nominees includes Mike Modano. How fast will tickets go now? [USA Hockey]

• Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown will be the honorary starter at the Finger Lakes 355 NASCAR race at Watkins Glen next weekend. [Syracuse.com]

• It's almost fantasy hockey season. Speaking of that, who are the top fantasy hockey players of all-time? [NHL.com]

• Please welcome Not Another Hockey Blog to the blogosphere. [NAHB]

• If you could choose only one, would it be Pavel Datsyuk or Joe Thornton? [Eye on Hockey]

• An adult rec league hockey game in Texas ended when a player hit an opponent in the face with his stick after a baseball-style swing. The player was later arrested under suspicion of assault. [KHOU]

• The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed college free agent Jayson Megna to a 2-year, $1.87 million deal. The 22-year old scored 13 goals and 31 points last season at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. [Penguins]

• Do you like novels? Do you like romance novels? Do you like hockey romance novels? Then Daniel Wagner has a Top 5 list for you. [Backhand Shelf]

• After losing his brother, Detroit Red Wings forward Jordin Tootoo is supporting the Aboriginal Youth Council as they try to help prevent youth suicide. [CBC]

• Off-season winners and losers in the Pacific Division. [Fear the Fin]

• Finally, Justin Williams' brother-in-law decided to propose to his girlfriend with the Stanley Cup in their presence. The couple then celebrated with a drink:

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