Stamkos not ruled out for Team Canada; ‘Gordy’ Howe; Predators after Hiller? (Puck Headlines)

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• Go home, classic old-time hockey card. You're drunk. Gordie is a hockey player. Gordy is a celebrity pig. [Greatest Hockey Legends]

• Even despite his gruesome injury, Steven Stamkos hasn't been ruled out for Team Canada. [CBC]

• Carter Hutton isn't getting it done for Nashville, and now it would appear they're exploring the trade route. Jonas Hiller, anyone? [On the Forecheck]

• Craig Anderson, who gave Ray Emery his first two hockey fights, on why he did that: "I was an idiot. I had no idea. You don't know. You're a kid, right? You just don't know." [Ottawa Sun]

• Hey, remember all those rumours about Sean Avery and Andy Cohen being secretly engaged? Well, now Sean Avery is non-secretly engaged to U.S. model Hilary Rhoda. [Daily Mail]

• Semyon Varlamov has switched lawyers. [Denver Post]

• Is Oliver Ekman-Larsson the world's best defenseman? [The Hockey News]

• Cool article here on the Skillz Black Aces and Black Mafia, two Toronto-based summer youth hockey teams made up of elite, draft-eligible players, almost all of whom are black. [Color of Hockey]

• I'd say Jaromir Jagr is ageless, but that sort of belittles what he's doing at the age of 41. He's 41. And he's playing some incredible hockey. [Star Ledger]

• It wasn't that the Buffalo Sabres were losing that cost Ron Rolston his job -- it was how they were losing. [Die By the Blade]

• Over half of Canadian parents are spending more on hockey than educational savings for their kids. That seems troubling. [Ottawa Citizen]

• Tessa Bonhomme, the face of women's hockey (and the most recent Battle of the Blades champion!!) has been cut from Canada's women's national team. [Eh Game]

• Breaking down Alex Ovechkin's game-winner over the Columbus Blue Jackets. [Japers Rink]

• Open letter to Gary Bettman: Curb the violence. [iNews 880]

• Open letter to Gary Bettman: The Pacific Division is too hard. [Pass it to Bulis]

• Carey Price had a ho-hum 44-save performance. "I don’t really recall many big saves I had to make," he said, yawning, probably. [Montreal Gazette]

• In light of what's going on in the NFL right now in regards to bullying, the NHL has wisely instructed its General Managers to remind their players not to do that. [The Globe & Mail]

• The Boston Bruins only ever had one player born in the 1880s. His name was Stubby Rowe. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

• The Canucks are struggling to keep pace in the Pacific and Mike Gillis is on a bit of a roll in terms of his decision-making. So it's time to make a trade. [The Province]

• Mike Commodore scored his first KHL goal today:

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