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Bruins a band of brothers; Malkin a ‘loser’; Bobby Hull for Wilt Chamberlain? (Puck Headlines)

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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.

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• Don Cherry wears a lot of ridiculous suits. [Reddit Hockey]

• Speaking of Don Cherry, he thinks Evgeni Malkin is a loser. "I wouldn’t have that Malkin. I know he’s talented, I know. But to me, he’s a loser, as far as I’m concerned.” I agree. Apart from that all that stuff he's won, he's always losing. [WEEI]

• The Chicago Blackhawks are all about adversity. They love it. Adversity is where it's at. [CSN Chicago]

• Chris Johnston on the brotherhood of the Bruins, just one of many secret societies in New England. [Sportsnet]

• Tuukka Rask says he and Tim Thomas still talk, but refuses to dish on what they talk about. Lame. [NESN]

• Nathan MacKinnon on Zdeno Chara: "That guy probably plugs himself in a night and recharges that way." [Sporting News]

• Toronto Radio broadcaster Dean Blundell crosses the line regarding the death of Oilers' prospect Kristian Pelss. ”How much must it suck playing hockey in Edmonton when you . . . I’m not going back. I mean, you’d rather jump off a bridge in like a war-torn country in a freezing cold river than go back to Edmonton. Shame. I hope they find him. I’ve been to Edmonton. I know what that guy’s talking about.” [Edmonton Journal]

• If you want to move into the top-four at the NHL draft, it's going to be very expensive. [CBC]

• The Senators and Paul MacLean are closing in on an extension, I guess because he's good or whatever. [Ottawa Sun]

• Was Wilt Chamberlain almost traded to the Chicago Bulls for Bobby Hull? [Ball Don't Lie]

• WGN's Pat Tomasulo tries to bring a little love to the people of Boston. They ain't havin' it. [WGN TV]

• A teen hockey player was brutally beaten in a fight. Why? He snowed the goalie. [Buzzing the Net]

• The New York Islanders are trying to entice 2008 draft pick Kirill Petrov to come stateside by guaranteeing him a roster spot. [Islanders Point Blank]

• The KHL will take a 14-day break before the Sochi Olympics. [RSport]

• My takeaway from this article: if the Stanley Cup were a person, we'd all be disgusted by it. [ESPN]

• Former Kings' executive Tim Leiweke, now the president of the Toronto Maple Leafs: "L.A. is not a hockey town." [LA Times]

• Behind the scenes at an NHL arbitration hearing. Really interesting stuff from Jeff Angus here. [Angus Certified]

• Seattle mayor Mike McGinn acknowledges discussions with Gary Bettman. [King 5]

• Hey, remember when the New Jersey Devils were in dire straits financially? Yeah, that never ended. [NY Post]

• The Pittsburgh Penguins problems start with... wait for it... Sidney Crosby. [Days of Y'Orr]

• Finally, here is the 2013 Stanley Cup Final in NHL '94 form:

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