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.
Brother just texted me this. Amazing. pic.twitter.com/0ba8DHsmrd— Travis Yost (@TravisHeHateMe) August 4, 2014
• Buffalo never forgets. Ever.
• Speaking of the “No Goal,” Brett Hull turns 50 this week. Any advice for him, Wayne Gretzky? “Brett doesn’t take advice too kindly. I know when to leave him alone and this is probably one of those cases that I leave it be.” [Post-Dispatch]
• Another day, another concussion-related lawsuit against the NHL. This one is led by Chris Ferraro and Dan Fritsche. [TSN]
• Did you know that roller hockey was an Olympic sport in 1992? It’s true. It was a demonstration sport with Argentina taking home the gold. [Sports on Earth]
• Breaking down the options for Mike Green’s future. [Japers’ Rink]
• Marc Staal would like to get a long-term deal done with the New York Rangers before the start of training camp. Also, Larry Brooks reports that Claude Loiselle looks to be the man to head the Department of Player Safety beginning next season. [NY Post]
• What’s the fantasy spin on Jake Allen potentially taking over the no. 1 job in St. Louis? [Dobber Hockey]
• A couple of bored junior hockey players used their time off to recreate famous movie posters, like Wayne’s World. [Post Game]
• Looking for a treasure trove of face-off stats? Check out Craig Tabita’s new site. [Faceoffs.net]
• Chris Mason is taking his talents to Germany this season and his new mask features Iron Maiden’s Eddie the Head and a backplate drawn by his oldest daughter. [In Goal Mag]
• Finally, the now-richer P.K. Subban joins the Genie Bouchard army: