Granlund's surgery; USWNT negotiations; Giroux's hip issues (Puck Headlines)

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• When the Isobel Cup is hungry on a bus ride home from Boston to Buffalo, you must feed her. Even if it is after midnight. Congrats to the Isobel Cup champs, Buffalo Beauts. [@BuffaloBeauts]

Claude Giroux admits the hip he had surgically repaired in the offseason has been giving him problems this year. []

Vancouver Canucks forward Markus Granlund’s season is over as he will undergo wrist surgery. [Canucks]

• Michael Ferland’s struggles with addiction started when he was with the Brandon Wheat Kings, and his route to sobriety with the help of the Calgary Flames. [Sportsnet]

• Members of the US Women’s National Team are meeting with their attorneys and USA Hockey on Monday in Philadelphia to negotiate on the terms of their boycott. [AP]

• The USWNT remain hopeful a deal can be reached that will end their boycott of the Women’s World Championship. [SI]

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• Hockey Hall of Fame member Cammi Granato speaks to the inequalities of women’s hockey players that have been going on for decades. [NY Post]

Auston Matthews vs. Makenna Newkirk: The case against USA Hockey. [Pension Plan Puppets]

• Congratulations are in order for the Clarkson University women’s hockey team who defeated Wisconsin for their second D-1 title. [USCHO]

• On the road with NHL Central Scouting who creates the pre-draft rankings of prospects. [NHL]

• The Boston Bruins are entering in to ‘the most important week of the 2016-17 season.’ [Bruins Daily]

• Why Brad Marchand should be this year’s MVP. [Spector’s Hockey]

• Jake Allen is finding his groove after a rocky start. [FanRag Sports]

• Based on his first game back, one wouldn’t know Andre Burakovsky’s fractured hand isn’t 100-percent. [Nova Caps]

• How a change to the playoff format would benefit the Vegas Golden Knights. [The Sin Bin]

• Michal Handzus and Richard Zednik promised to return to Slovakia once their respective NHL careers were over. They are making good on that promise. [NY Times]

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• Fill out your bracket! The men’s NCAA hockey tournament is set. [College Hockey News]

• Catching up with New Jersey Devils prospect, Albany Devils leading scorer, John Quenneville. [The Hockey Writers]

• Checking in with the talented group of youngsters in the Arizona Coyotes system. [Arizona Sports]

• Fantasy hockey: Just how bad is Matt Duchene’s season? [Dobber]

• US National Team player Kendall Coyne and Denver Broncos offensive lineman Michael Shofield found love through sports. [Denver Post]

• Finally, ‘Names on the Cup’ promo hearing from the players who won it. Happy feels. [Robert Söderlind]

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