Puck Headlines: Price concussion confirmed; Luongo playoff status; Ladd’s brothers campaign for NHL 13 cover

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.

• Hockey Hugs soon. This one didn't make the cut because I'm not quite sure it's a hug.

• The Montreal Canadiens have confirmed reports of Carey Price's concussion and will be shutting him down for the rest of the season. [Canadiens]

• Carl Gunnarson is done for the year with a separated shoulder. [The Globe & Mail]

• Mike Gillis: "If Roberto [Luongo] is healthy, I'm sure he'll start Game 1 of playoffs." [Team 1040]

• Awesomeness: Here is a map of where every NHL player was born. [Mike Morton]

• University of Minnesota officials are preparing for the possibility that the Gophers win another national championship, which means: riot prevention strategies. [Kare 11]

• Tim Thomas will be skipping yet another visit to a nation's capital. But so will Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron. The three will miss the Bruins' potential postseason preview versus the Ottawa Senators to rest up. [PHT]

• The season's most disappointing NHL teams, in terms of what they spent and what they got out of it. [Forbes]

• On what's been behind the Chicago Blackhawks' turnaround: "Bowman's best trade deadline move may have been by subtraction, not addition. Finally, Bowman and others in management came to the realization having John Scott on the roster was a mistake. The inept Scott wasn't an effective hockey player but more of a team mascot or security blanket." Ouch. [My Fox Chicago]

• Wherein Phoenix Coyotes' forward and underrated defensive stalwart Boyd Gordon blocks 2 shots and hobbles to the bench like a freaking warrior. [Youtube]

• On Marty Turco's "tremendous" time in Boston, which will come to an end this week since he isn't playoff eligible. [WEEI]

• Have we seen Barry Trotz's best work ever this season? [On the Forecheck]

• 10 games the Washington Capitals will be glad they won. [Japers Rink]

• Ryan O'Reilly introduces creative training methods to his Colorado Avalanche teammates. [Mile High Hockey]

• According to Photoshop, Sunday wasn't the first time Pierre McGuire awkwardly and nonchalantly stood between two people fighting.  [Dirty Dangle]

• Ed Jovanovski feels the young Florida Panthers are still learning how to win, which is why they're wading into the playoffs one point at a time. [Windsor Star]

• This guy thinks NBC Sports should give Mike Milbury a raise, because he had the bravery to make his statements publicly, unlike gutless anonymous tweeters and bloggers. [The Morning Call]

• And finally, Andrew Ladd's brothers campaign for the Winnipeg Jets' captain to make the cover of NHL 13, and then proceed to make fun of him the whole time, because that's what brothers do:

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