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.
• So in what Twilight Zone hockey world is Marian Gaborik worth around $8.5 million per season, which would make him the fourth-highest paid player in the NHL? Because that's what the Minnesota Wild might have in mind. [Star Tribune]
• Heritage Bank of Commerce says it may never be able to recover the $5.1 million it loaned William "Boots" Del Biaggio III, who now faces a new lawsuit that involves the words "ponzi scheme." Go Preds Go! [Mercury News]
• The "Angry Hockey Dad" trying to get on with life after being found not guilty in a case where he was accused of attacking a 10-year-old boy after a hockey game. [Boston Globe]
• The Canadian media drops its pants and takes a dump on Carolina hockey again, saying Erik Cole was a "largely ignored athlete in a third-tier sport" with the Carolina Hurricanes before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers. Bubba is not amused. [Canes Country]
• Finally, Matthew Barnaby as Barry Melrose's replacement on ESPN? You mean a fresh voice and face that hasn't been recycled through 25 different network contracts, potentially appearing on American television? What, did Darren Pang stop returning their calls? [Going Five Hole]