J.J. Watt: Mighty Ducks fan; Richards on buy out motivation; Stanley Cup trailer (Puck Headlines)

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• Houston Texans’ defense end J.J. Watt: big Mighty Ducks fan.

• “Start with his hair. Look at it. It’s not a hairstyle; it’s a g——- symphony, every strand in concert with the others, rising and falling.” Bruce Arthur on Henrik Lundqvist. [Toronto Star]

• Don’t hand the Los Angeles Kings the Stanley Cup just yet. [SB Nation]

• Should the Minnesota Wild focus their attention this summer toward Marian Gaborik instead of Thomas Vanek? [Pioneer Press]

Mats Zuccarello will become the first Norwegian player to play in the Stanley Cup Final. [CBS New York]

• How Brad Richards used talk about him being bought out last summer to develop into the Rangers’ de facto captain. [Yahoo]

Ales Hemsky is looking for north of $5.5 million per season as a UFA this summer. That likely won’t be coming from the Ottawa Senators. [Ottawa Sun]

• Meanwhile, Hemsky has helped the Czech Republic advance to the quarterfinals in the IIHF World Inline Championships. [IIHF

• Extensions for Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are of the “highest priority” for Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. [CSN Chicago]

• When do NHL coaches usually get fired and what kind of affect does it lead to? [Five Thirty Eight]

• Marek Zidlicky has re-signed with the New Jersey Devils for one year, $4 million. [Devils]

• An Arizona PR firm, which was hired by the Phoenix Coyotes to help defeat the 2013 referendum, is suing the team for allegedly reneging on the deal. [AZ Republic]

• What should new Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s toughest task be? Improving the defense. [Japers’ Rink]

• What 10 players on your fantasy hockey team should you sell high on right now. [Dobber Hockey]

• The AHL’s Calder Cup Final is set and will be contested by the Texas Stars and St. John’s IceCaps. [AHL]

• Please welcome Minnesota Wild blog Wild Puck Banter 2.0 back to the hockey. [Wild Puck Banter 2.0]

• Finally, here’s the NHL.com trailer for the 2014 Stanley Cup Final:

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