Hockey goes nuclear; Gionta cries; the chutnification of the Sedins (Puck Headlines)

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• Jersey foul? No, because Donna Meagle is perfect. Please, NBC, make Retta an NHL playoff analyst. [With Leather]

• The St. Louis Blues and LA Kings get dragged into a discussion on Middle East and nuclear policy somehow. This is kind of amazing. [Jewish Daily Forward]

• Brian Gionta is done for the rest of the playoffs, and if that wasn't enough, Michel Therrien made it a little worse by sharing this vulnerable moment with the world: "Our captain was crying in my arms when he learned he could not play anymore." Note: do not go to Michel Therrien for consolation. [National Post]

• In praise of how Marc-Edouard Vlasic "pickled" the Sedins in the Sharks' sweep. Yes, the Sedins are chutney now. [Sunbelt Hockey]

• This commenter sums up the end of the Canucks' season and the "blow it up" panic it will inspire pretty much perfectly. [PITB]

• As if the Canucks didn't have enough problems, Derek Roy did nothing for them and the defensive prospect he was acquired for is leading his AHL team in playoff scoring. [Defending Big D]

• Should the Canucks trade Cory Schneider instead of Roberto Luongo? [Edmonton Journal]

• The neverending arena saga in Edmonton will drag on a little more after the city council voted to vote on it later. I kid you not. [CBC]

• Ryane Clowe is back for the Rangers. [North Jersey]

• Brooks Laich is back at practice for the Capitals. Washington fans Laich his status. Heyo! [CSN Washington]

• The Dallas Stars are kicking around the idea of an outdoor game at Cowboys Stadium. [Star-Telegram]

• Cam Charron talks faceoffs. [Leafs Nation]

• Theory: it's not beards that are lucky. It's tugging on them. [Japers Rink]

• Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo after his team went down 3-1: “It probably wasn’t the greatest of nights, but if you know them the way I do, you are very excited to see them play Thursday night.” [Star Tribune]

• With the Wild on the brink, is it time to buck superstition? [Hockey Wilderness]

• Nassau Coliseum deserved the Game 4 they got. [Lighthouse Hockey]

• Here's a bunch of Bryan Murray gifs. [6th Sens]

• Should Tuukka Rask have gotten a Vezina nod? Yeah, probably. [Days of Y'Orr]

• Great feature from TSN on Teemu Selanne, who is awesome and should be in the league forever.

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