NHL Combine goes to Buffalo; Winter Classic needs a home; Milano heading to OHL (Puck Headlines)

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• The Sutter family recently spent some time with their very close friend Stanley.

• The NHL announced today that Buffalo will host the scouting combine for at least the next two years. [NHL.com]

• Why hasn’t the NHL announced a location for the 2015 Winter Classic in D.C. yet? [Washington Post]

• After saying for weeks that he was going to Boston College, Columbus Blue Jackets first round pick Sonny Milano has now decided to play for Plymouth of the OHL next season. [Buzzing the Net]

• The Blue Jackets insist they played no part in Milano’s decision. [Columbus Dispatch]

• Slipped into Steve Simmons’ Sunday column is that Brendan Shanahan’s deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs is worth $2.5 million a year for five years. MLSE money, baby. [Toronto Sun]

Alex Burmistrov makes it sound like he’ll be returing to the Winnipeg Jets as early as the 2015-16 season. [Winnipeg Sun]

• Talking with Lou Lamoriello convinced Mike Cammalleri that New Jersey was the place for him to sign. [THN]

• Speaking of the Devils, they expect to lose money this coming season, but that’s OK. [Fire & Ice]

Sidney Crosby says his ailing wrist is healing very nicely and he’ll be ready for training camp. [AP via TSN]

• When will Las Vegas get a professional sports franchise? [Las Vegas Sun]

• Chris Stewart on the Buffalo Sabres’ chances for the 2014-15 season: "I think on paper right now there's no doubt in my mind that we're a playoff-bound team.” [NHL.com]

• Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon is back on the ice and doing well after battling meningitis earlier this year. [Montreal Gazette]

• A neat inside look at the process of making the AHL schedule. [AHL]

• Could the amount of depth the Boston Bruins have hurt your fantasy team? [Dobber Hockey]

• Which LA King has the cutest dog? The answer may surprise you... or maybe not. DOGS! [The Royal Half]

• Breaking down how a worldwide Champions League-style league for hockey could work. [Too Many Men on the Site

• Finally, here's some overhead gameplay from NHL 15

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