Buffalo to retire Hasek; Bozon out of hospital; Carlyle responds to Bowe (Puck Headlines)

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• Teuvo Teravainen checks Johnny Boychuk in an amazing photo. Three things: it looks like he's checking right through Boychuk. The fan reactions behind him are amazing. And the photo is perfectly timed to block out half the slogan on the boards, so it reads, appropriately, "checked lately?"

• Dominik Hasek's no. 39 will be retired by the Buffalo Sabres next season. [Sabres]

• Randy Carlyle in response to Riddick Bowe's threat to knock him out if the Maple Leafs lose to the Flyers tonight: "I'm going to have to get my posse together from Azilda." [Sportsnet]

• The softer-side of Carlyle: “Our job is to try to provide a template for these players to feel comfortable that they can go out and have success. Some days it is a little bit more harsh, some days it’s a pat on the back, some days it’s a hug." [Sportsnet]

• Craig Berube explains his decision to play Vincent Lecavalier on the fourth line. [Courier Post]

• Tom Gilbert has undergone sports hernia surgery, and will miss the rest of the Panthers' season. [Miami Herald]

• Here is a GIF of a Red Wings fan crotch-chopping after a goal that happens to synch up perfectly with Rapper's Delight. Don't ask how or why we noticed this. [GifSound]

• The history of black players in the NHL, with a special focus on P.K. Subban, because this is a Habs blog, and because he won a Norris trophy so he's pretty good. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

• The Penguins, and PDO, the stat that is being unkind to them of late. [Trib Live]

• ESPN's Linda Cohn was scheduled to face some shots from the Hartford Wolf Pack on Friday. It didn't happen. The team, in a Tweet: "Today's appearance by Linda Cohn, has been cancelled & will be rescheduled. She was practicing and received a gash requiring 25 stitches." [Courant]

• After the Rich Peverley incident, should there be an ER doctor at every game? [Yahoo]

• Tomas Tatar has turned into a great fantasy option. Also a great regular option. [Dobber Hockey]

• Meet the new Team Russia head coach, Oleg Znarok. [RSport]

• The Chicago Blackhawks have been coasting for a little while now. Can they flip the switch when it counts? [Blackhawk Up]

• The LA Kings are on pace to win the Jennings, the first time the franchise has ever won any sort of goaltending award. [The Royal Half]

• Is Jason Spezza the Ottawa Senators' main guy? [The 6th Sens]

• Dallas Eakins explains the Oilers' offseason plans, which, hopefully, include keeping him. Because the last guy... [Oilers Nation]

• Jets' forward Bryan Little adds to the notion that Winnipeg is a tough place to play: "We were joking around before that only in Winnipeg someone would say negative comments about the birth of a child. Then I heard someone actually did. I’d like to say I’m surprised, but I’m not." [Bleacher Report]

• What to do with Ryan Johansen? Bridge contract? Big money? It's a tough call. [Jackets Cannon]

• Behind the scenes with Ryan Vinz, who was called upon to be the Sabres' emergency backup the night Ryan Miller was traded:

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