Marty’s motivation; costly injuries; Hamm, Ferrell to attend outdoor game (Puck Headlines)

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.

• "Two Florida Panthers fans dance during a break in third period action against the San Jose Sharks." [Getty]

• Martin St. Louis on his recent play after being left off the Canadian Olympic team: "I wouldn't say that I'm motivated more now. That's far from the truth." [Tampa Bay Times]

• St. Louis, Jonathan Quick and Corey Crawford are your NHL Three Stars of the Week. [NHL]

• A good read on the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund and how does all that forfeited money help other players. The biggest contributor this season? David Clarkson and his $397,279.58. [Boston Globe]

• Flames president and interim GM Brian Burke on his attempts to make a deal: “The bulk of my time is chasing GMs and trying to make deals. But so far, teams making us offers make no sense. We’re not going to do anything short-term.” [Calgary Sun]

• Take the time today to read Katie Baker's great piece on traveling to Russia, exploring the KHL and speaking with Ilya Kovalchuk. [Grantland]

•"The cost of concussions and other on-ice game-related injuries over the course of three National Hockey League regular seasons amounts to about US$653 million, a new study estimates." [CTV]

• Little remembered fact from the Canucks-Flames brawl: Kevin Bieksa won the face-off. [PiTB]

• Jon Hamm and Will Ferrell are expected to be in attendance at Dodger Stadium for the Ducks-Kings outdoor game. [Hollywood Reporter]

• Be sure to set your DVRs for Conan O'Brien's show Thursday night a Wayne Gretzky will be a guest. We hope "Waikiki Hockey" is mentioned. [Conan]

• On the positional adjustments Marc-Andre Fleury has made since last season. [Tribune-Review]

• Richard Sherman's post-game interview on Sunday is an example of what the NHL is missing: personality. [On the Forecheck]

• Here's helping you prepare for the upcoming trade deadline in your fantasy hockey league. [Dobber Hockey]

• What's going on with the St. Louis Blues during their slump? [Frozen Notes]

• Mikhail Grigorenko is enjoying his time back in the QMJHL with this gorgeous behind-the-back assist. [Buzzing the Net]

• Is the criticism directed at Senators defenseman Jared Cowen warranted? [Silver Seven Sens]

• "Hockey coach affiliated with the San Jose Sharks allowed to continue despite sex conviction" [Mercury News]

• Finally, here's Evgeny Nogachev's semi-breakaway spin-o-rama goal from the KHL: