Puck Headlines: Moose Jaw 'Genetals'; Bruins/Flyers preview

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.

• Both JP and Laura T. saw this new old school Capitals-influenced logo for the newly rechristened Moose Jaw AAA Generals and immediately thought it looked like a misspelled version of "Genitals." Which, in fact, it does. We are however happy to see the team carry on the great tradition of genitalia jerseys started by the Dallas Stars. [MJTimes]

• The expected Boston Bruins lineup and the expected Philadelphia Flyers lineup for tonight's critical Game 3. Claude Julien staying the course. [Bruins Blog]

• Boston expects the Flyers to get their Bully on during Game 3, and need to keep their cool. [WEEI]

• Phil Sheridan on what the Flyers need out of Marc Savard's(notes) chew toy in Game 3: "What the Flyers desperately need from Carcillo is that other part of his game. Carcillo scored a couple of goals in the first-round series with New Jersey, including the overtime winner in Game 3. That goal gave the Flyers the lead and momentum in the series." [Philly.com]

• Via Erin Nicks, only eight NHL teams have failed to make it to their respective conference finals since 1994. Can you name them? [Universal Cynic]

• Hang on here: Now we're doing the revisionist history thing on Joe Thornton(notes) being a playoff choke artist? [Hockey or Die]

• VERSUS beats ESPN? [Puck The Media]

• Pretty much the oddest column ever written about The Canucks Green Men. [Globe & Mail]

Shane O'Brien(notes) on what the Vancouver Canucks need to do in Game 3 against the Chicago Blackhawks: "You got to push back and show them that you want it. Whistle to whistle, we have to be a lot meaner and a lot grittier. They put their meat in the lineup." And with that, Kyle Wellwood(notes) began frantically searching for the Blackhawks' lineup ... [Canucks]

Jordan Staal(notes) has a full practice for the Pittsburgh Penguins. [Pensburgh]

• If you're soft between the ears, Mike Babcock has no use for you now. [Freep]

• In total agreement with Pierre LeBrun on Douglas Murray(notes) of the San Jose Sharks, who along with Josh Gorges(notes) and three others is named one of the unsung blue line heroes this postseason. [ESPN]

• Taking stock of the upcoming free agents who saw their postseasons end last round. [From The Rink]

• For the statheads, on playoff goaltending: "Extreme playoff goaltending performances are much rarer over the last 20 years than they used to be. Ken Dryden really was that much better than everyone else, but no such goaltender exists today. Since 1990, we expected to see 3.6 save percentages above .925 each year from pure randomness; we got 3.9." [Behind The Net]

• Chris Nichols points out that the Phoenix Coyotes may not look like the same team next season: "The Coyotes have Matthew Lombardi(notes), Lee Stempniak(notes), Adrian Aucoin(notes), Zbynek Michalek(notes), Derek Morris(notes), Mathieu Schneider(notes), Robert Lang(notes) and Taylor Pyatt(notes) as UFAs this summer. Wojtek Wolski(notes), Martin Hanzal(notes), Scottie Upshall(notes), Daniel Winnik(notes) and Sami Lepisto(notes) will be RFAs." [Sportsnet]

• Ladies and gentlemen ... the Stanley Cub! From Foley's in NYC, via @usbzoso and @psmp.

• "The latest Quebec Major Junior Hockey League attendance report was unveiled today and statistics from last fall's semester reveal that 371 of the League's 389 North American players pursued their education at a High School, Cégep, College or University." [OSC]

• Is Devan Dubnyk(notes) a starter or a backup for the Edmonton Oilers? [Lowetide]

• Good lord, why would the New York Rangers go down the Nikolai Zherdev(notes) road again? [Blueshirt Banter]

• The Rapid City Rush win the CHL title. [AP]

• And check out our junior hockey coverage of the Spits advancing to the Memorial Cup. [Y! Sports]

• Once more, with feeling: Why the NHL wants the Detroit Red Wings to win and isn't fixing games to make them lose. [THN]

• Rudy Kelly breaks down the San Jose Sharks' game-winning goal frame-by-frame and with cruelly hilarious results. [Battle of California]

• FanHouse on why the NHL is hot right now: "Maybe not Justin Bieber hot, or Jersey Shore hot, or even Lady Gaga hot, but people are definitely talking about, and more importantly, watching, the NHL again." From no less an authority as the "Sports Media/Women's Basketball Writer"! (But seriously, it's a good read and great news for the NHL.) [FanHouse]

• Finally, this is a pretty cool commercial for the IIHF world championships:

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