Stolarz gets 8 games; Keenan in Russia; Blake named Canada GM (Puck Headlines)

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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. • Here's Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and NBA legend Gheorghe Muresan during Wednesday night's Washington Wizards game. [Kuzy092]

Anthony Stolarz, the goaltender who swung his stick and hit an opponent in the head, had been suspended for eight games. [London Free Press]

• Taking a deeper look at Gustav Nyquist's recent scoring spree. No goaltender is safe. [The Hockey Writers]

• Katie Baker talks to Mike Keenan, whose hockey career has taken him to the KHL and Mettalurg Magnitogorsk. [Grantland]

• Hockey Canada announced on Wednesday that Rob Blake will be the general manager of their 2014 World Championships entry. Ron Hextall will be one of their three assistant GMs. [Hockey Canada]

• Yeah, Claude Giroux has been awesome for the Philadelphia Flyers this season, but how about some love for Wayne Simmonds? []

• Great job by the Boston Bruins to give a Make-A-Wish kid a special day by having her play goal after practice with the team. [Boston Globe]

• Worcester Sharks head coach Roy Sommer, who was behind the bench for his 1,257th game Wednesday night, couldn't have done it without his son Marley. [The Hockey News]

• Windsor Spitfire's goalie Dalen Kuchmey explains why he left the building after being pulled during an OHL playoff game. [Buzzing the Net]

• No, Alex Burrows' chipped tooth didn't happen during a hockey game. He got it from eating a granola bar. [Eye on Hockey]

• Since their big brawl with the Vancouver Canucks, the Calgary Flames have been much, much better. [Flames Nation]

• Ryan who? Roman Josi is turning into a star for the Nashville Predators. [Smashville 24/7]

• Should the Florida Panthers be buyers this summer? Who should they target? [Panthers Parkway]

• Finally, here are the biggest hits from the recent sledge hockey tournament at the Paralympic Games:

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