Peter Chiarelli extended; Kovalchuk to captain SKA; KHL mask cam (Puck Headlines)

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• Here's Scotty Bowman and his wife celebrating Stanley Cup victories 37 years apart. [@coachwsb]

• Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins have agreed to to a four-year extension through 2017-18. [Bruins]

• Your new captain of SKA St. Petersburg? The one and only Ilya Kovalchuk. [R-Sport]

• Patrick Kane in a Washington Nationals hockey jersey? Patrick Kane in a Washington Nationals hockey jersey. [DC Sports Bog]

• Like the new Puck Daddy background of a baseball diamond? Here are some hockey ties to America's national pastime. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• Eetu Selanne almost didn't make Calgary Hitmen camp because his invite was lost within his dad's fan mail, which included many, many love letters from Lambert. [Buzzing the Net]

• Have the changes around the Nashville Predators put head coach Barry Trotz on the hot seat? [Predlines]

• Matthew Lombardi has inked a one-year deal with Geneve Servette of the Swiss League. [Servette]

• NHL rookies are spending the week with Panini America signing hockey cards and taking photos. [Panini]

• Scott Burnside on Ryan Miller's upcoming season where he has a lot to prove. [ESPN]

• Why playing the "hot hand" for goalies is overrated. [The Leafs Nation]

• You want a closer look at Team Russia's Nike jerseys? You got it. Moar fake laces, Nike! [RMNB]

• If you start any blog headline with "Sleeper Buses, Midget Wrestling, And Casinos", we will read it. Interesting interview with an SPHL player about the minor league life. [Next Impulse Sports]

• On growing up a gay sports fan and the importance of the You Can Play project. [Five Minutes for Fighting]

• There are some amazing hockey-themed bedsheets to be found on eBay. [The Royal Half]

• Four questions for the New Jersey Devils as training camp nears. [The Hockey Writers]

• Following in the footsteps of the Battaglia brothers, two members of the Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls will participate in the next edition of "The Amazing Race". [Eye on Hockey]

• Got a keeper league? Here's why you should keep an eye on Emerson Etem and Brendan Smith. [Dobber Hockey]

• Andrew Brunette will not only serve as hockey operations department adviser, he'll also be a consultant for the NHL's 16th-ranked power play. [Star Tribune]

• Finally, through a camera on Jeff Glass' mask, here's what the Kovalchuk-Morozov charity game looked like from his point of view:

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