Krueger named Southampton chairman; junior player found dead; Pavelec loves Springsteen (Puck Headlines)

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Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.

• Former Edmonton Oilers head coach Ralph Krueger was officially named the new chairman of Barclays Premier League side Southampton. Maybe he can help Rickie Lambert out of his little goal slump and help a certain blogger's fantasy Premier League team. [CP via Yahoo]

• Why the Canucks must resist making any moves out of panic given their current situation, and 30 thoughts from Elliotte Friedman. [CBC]

• Saginaw Spirit forward Terry Trafford, who was missing for over a week, was found dead Tuesday. Michigan State police are still investigating and a cause of death has not been determined. [Buzzing the Net]

• A great read from Bruce Arthur on Rich Peverley and the insecurities of some hockey fans. [National Post]

• The Peverley incident brought back memories of Alexei Cherepanov for Jaromir Jagr. [Star-Ledger]

• Jiri Fischer talks to Nick Cotsonika on what Peverley's future might be like. [Yahoo]

• Martin St. Louis is pointless in four games with the New York Rangers, so naturally that means PANIC!!!! [NY Post]

• More headlines need "laughably asinine" in them. Kudos to Bourne here. [Backhand Shelf]

• Russia upended the U.S. on Tuesday in the Paralympic sledge hockey tournament in Sochi. The semifinals are now set with the Americans facing Canada and Russia meeting Norway. [R Sport Eng]

• It's officially undrafted free agent season. The New York Islanders have gotten involved by signing Lake Superior State defenseman Kevin Czuczman. [Lighthouse Hockey]

• Eight NHLers who returned "home" to the teams they made their name with. [Grantland]

• Check out this amazing trick goal from the ladies of Stowe North American Hockey Academy. You might have to watch it twice to see it. [Prep Rally]

• Army specialist Nick Jenn surprised his wife Tuesday night at the Minnesota Wild game after returning from a third tour of duty in Kuwait. [Eye on Hockey]

• Looking at four Western Conference trade acquisitions and their effect on your fantasy team. [Dobber Hockey]

• Finally, here are the Winnipeg Jets talking music where we learn Ondrej Pavelec is a huge Bruce Springsteen fan:

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