Kesler’s unfinished business; Murray extension talks; Dineen to lead Canadian women (Puck Headlines)

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• Even World War Z Brad Pitt supports Marc Methot's presidential candidacy.

• Despite having a finger facing in a different direction than the rest on Saturday, Jarome Iginla will play tonight against Calgary. [WEEI]

• On Ryan Kesler's unfinished business now that he's healthy and productive again. [ESPN]

• The David Clarkson era in Toronto has gone so well that he's already being compared to Larry Murphy. [The Star]

• If you're waiting for Robert Bortuzzo to have a hearing for his hit to the head of Jerry D'Amigo Monday night, you should stop. The Department of Player Safety has ruled it "unavoidable head contact." [@NHLPlayerSafety]

• Really, really, really, really good news in Paul Henderson's battle against cancer. [Ottawa Sun]

• Sounds like Bryan Murray will soon sign an extension to continue GM'ing the Ottawa Senators. [6th Sens]

• Down Goes Brown with a brilliant Venn diagram of hockey hate. [Grantland]

• The tale of Antti Raanta, the Finnish army and a rocket launcher. [Sun Times]

• Who is your current Hart Trophy favorite? Sidney Crosby? Alex Ovechkin? Patrick Kane? How about Ryan Getzlaf? [The Hockey News]

• Steven Stamkos' injury has not slowed Martin St. Louis' production. Fantasy hockey owners rejoice! [Dobber Hockey]

• How the Lightning have stayed in the playoff race despite Stamkos' injury. [Yahoo]

• New Florida Panthers owner Vinnie Viola on his future plans: "We intend on being in the free-agent market in a significant way. We're here to build a winner. … We want to patiently win now. I don't know if we can resolve the two logically, but that's how I would say it." [Sun-Sentinel]

• When the Washington Capitals fall behind a couple of goals, it's best to not change the channel thinking the game is over. [Japers' Rink]

• Carolina Hurricanes defenseman forward Elias Lindholm will be loaned to Team Sweden for the upcoming World Junior Championships. [Buzzing the Net]

• Here's a good idea: have NHL teams wear their ugliest jerseys in the week leading up to Christmas. Here's a visual of what the schedule might look like. [Hockey by Design]

• Kevin Dineen has a new gig after being named the new head coach for Team Canada's women's Olympic squad. [Hockey Canada]

• Finally, via Yahoo's own Sunaya Sapurji, here are some junior hockey players talking about the most embarrassing song on their iPods. Lots of Beliebers:

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