Canadiens sign Weise; buyout time; Stralman leaving Rangers? (Puck Headlines)

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Kyle Clifford presents his firstborn to the Pride Lands. Later, he will counsel his child to stay away from the forbidden land: Orange County. 

• The Montreal Canadiens have signed a two-year contract extension with Dale Weise. [Canadiens]

• Doug Wilson is talking rebuild in San Jose, the first time he's ever used the word to describe his plans. Will the Sharks' fanbase be willing to endure an overhaul? [Working the Corners]

• The Blue Jackets are actively trying to trade R.J. Umberger. [Blue Jackets Xtra]

Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman hint at the end of their time with the Rangers. The latter's departure will likely matter more than the former's. [NY Post]

• Once he's done celebrating, Dean Lombari's gonna be up all night, work, work, work, work, working on his team. Does Mike Richards get bought out? Does Marian Gaborik get re-signed? [LA Times]

• The Red Wings are looking to extend Dan Cleary and buy out Jordin Tootoo. [MLive]

• Doc Emrick on the Stanley Cup, and when to say nothing. [Sports Illustrated]

• Justin Bourne with the player's perspective on the process of going pro. [The Score]

• The Washington Capitals are looking for a veteran netminder to back up Braden Holtby. [Washington Post]

• Thomas Gradin, the Canucks' first great Swedish player, once trained by spending an offseason as a garbageman. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• The top-10 purely offensive draft forwards. [Dobber Hockey]

• "The Butte Cobras have threatened legal action against former head coach Jon Jonasson, accusing him of tampering with players under contract with the Western States Hockey League club." [Montana Standard]

• Alex Ovechkin visits Russia's most famous bathhouse, takes a shirtless selfie. [RMNB

• Meet Sonny Milano, a Boston College recruit and potential first round draft pick with some slick hands. [Buzzing the Net]

• Bring the Stanley Cup to long beach, where it's never been! [Life in Hockeywood]

• The Dallars Stars have bought out Aaron Rome. [Stars]

• Darryl Sutter's speech at the Kings rally was about as Suttery as you'd expect.

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