Penguins' injury ward; Radulov extension; Chris Pronger, GM? (Puck Headlines)

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• Sweet poster designed by a Carolina Hurricanes fan. It’s available for free at Saturday night’s game against the Nashville Predators. [@NHLCanes]

• Up-to-date look at the injury ward that is Pittsburgh Penguins. [Pensburgh]

Andre Burakovsky will return to the Washington Capitals lineup on Saturday after missing 15 games. [Washington Post]

• The numbers don’t lie when it comes to making a case for Brad Marchand as MVP. [Boston.com]

Alexander Radulov bats down reports he’s looking for a max contract extension from the Montreal Canadiens. [The Score]

• “Chris Pronger aspires to become a GM, while Jaromir Jagr might play another season — or more.” [ESPN]

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• Winnipeg Jets prospect Brendan Lemieux suffered a potentially season-ending lower-body injury that would take him out of the mix for a late-season call up. [Winnipeg Free Press]

• Curtis McKenzie, Scott Hartnell and James van Riemsdyk write about Brendan Burke whose legacy established You Can Play project and what it means to them to be a part of the initiative. [The Players’ Tribune]

• The Toronto Maple Leafs top prospect Kasperi Kapanen returns from injury aiming to become a more complete player. [The Athletic]

• The Arizona Coyotes have seen a bounce in their play since the return of Max Domi from injury. [AZ Central]

• What the Vegas Golden Knights can learn from 27-year-old Coyotes GM John Chayka. [The Sin Bin]

• Breaking down the shooting ability of one of the Columbus Blue Jackets best-kept secrets, Oliver Bjorkstrand. [1st Ohio Battery]

• Brent Burns has hit a cold streak of 11 games without a goal. [CSN Bay Area]

• Recent road victories bode well for the Nashville Predators as they get ready for the playoffs. [The Tennessean]

• Who Do You Pay For: USA Hockey and the Undervaluing of Women Athletes. [The Ice Garden]

• Remembering ‘The Richard Riot’ and a ‘violent end of an era for the NHL and Quebec.’ [CBC Sports]

• Bruce Arthur: Jay Baruchel’s personal and proudly Canadian sequel to Goon follows love letter to the enforcer with a bracing reality check. [The Star]

• Did you know the original Goon is based loosely on the book ““Goon: The True Story of an Unlikely Journey into Minor League Hockey”? [Puck Junk]

• The best way to avoid injury when blocking shots? Hope. [WaPo]

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• Fantasy hockey: examining the possible end of an era when it comes to Alex Ovechkin and ‘goal-scoring supremacy.’ [Dobber]

• To honor St. Patrick’s Day (more or less), here are the Top 5 gold NHL jerseys of all time. [Hockey By Design]

• Finally, Justin Williams is the consummate professional. After losing the fan-vote bobble head contest to Braden Holtby, he gives a concession speech … to the winning bobblehead. [CSN Mid-Atlantic]

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