Dustin Brown is dirty; Lightning owner shuts down hedge fund (Puck Headlines)

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• Billy Tucker gets inspired by Lil Caps Fans, who are quite happy that Andy Dufresne crawled through a river of [crap]. If you create Photoshops for a contest see any more examples of these scamps throughout history, email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.

• Bob McKenzie reports it’s a 2-game suspension for Eric Gryba for his hit on Lars Eller. [@TSNBobMcKenzie]

• Eller is out of the hospital after suffering a concussion and facial fractures. [PHT]

• Max Pacioretty and Brian Gionta are out for the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2. [CBC Sports]

• With Danny DeKeyser out for the playoffs with a broken thumb, who replaces him for the Detroit Red Wings? [MLive]

• Josh Harding gets the start in Chicago for the Minnesota Wild in Game 2. [Russo]

• Heartwarming story about the Toronto Maple Leafs and a child in need. [Good News]

• Big news in Canadian media, as TSN SportsCentre personalities Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole are headed to the new Fox Sports 1 network in the U.S. [Bell Media, Toronto Sports Media]

• Paul Stastny will captain the USA in the N.I.T. [NHL.com]

• Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik is closing down his hedge fund, but this isn’t expected to affect the team’s ownership situation or management. [TBO.com]

• No Martin Havlat for the San Jose Sharks tonight. [Sekeres]

• Looking at the Vancouver Canucks woes in the faceoff circle against the Sharks. [Canucks Army]

• The case for the Buffalo Sabres to keep either Thomas Vanek or Ryan Miller. [Die By The Blade]

• Finally, Dustin Brown needs to try harder to injure St. Louis Blues players, because he totally whiffed on this knee-elbow combo. [St. Louis Game Time; LANGUAGE WARNING FOR END OF VIDEO]

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