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Puck Headlines: Minnesota goalie controversy; women's hockey fancy stats; Sarich on crash

Greg Wyshynski
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NECA created this Jason Vorhees figure based on the weird not-very-classic "Friday The 13th" NES game. This November, you can buy the mask. [Dread Central]

A classic Earl Sleek cartoon in honor of the NHL an its officials trying to work out a new deal. [John Shannon]

Craig MacTavish on the Justin Schultz deal: “I think that Justin has Norris Trophy potential and I don’t think there are too many people who disagree with me in that regard.” Aca-scuse me? [Cult of Hockey]

Interviewing the man behind an advanced stats site that aims to be the Extra Skater of women’s hockey. [Hockey Wilderness]

Goalie controversy in Minnesota! [ND Goon Blog]

Really interesting piece on Alex Ovechkin, Putin and Ukraine. We'll have a take on this soon. [RMNB]

Cory Sarich opens up again his bike accident. "I have so much to be thankful for, it's crazy. It's amazing how an accident like this puts things in perspective.” [Denver Post]

Former Edmonton Oilers goalie and Portland Pirates assistant coach Michael Minard was sentenced to two months in jail after pleading no contest to a charge of sexual misconduct with a 13 year old girl. “He sent her information about the girls he had been involved with and sexual acts he performed with them, the report said. He asked her for pictures with less clothes on, and she sent several of her in her underwear and of her covering her breasts with just her hands, according to Detective Gerry Lincoln of the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office. She told police Minard sent her a photo of his genitals and said the texts became more sexual in nature after that.” [Bangor Daily]

Here’s an “NHL 15” demo review. Spoiler: It’s awesome. [Examiner]

The only thing the Dallas Stars have to fear are these things. [Defending Big D]

Jeremy Morin is in make or break territory for the Blackhawks. [Second City Hockey]

Can Pekka Rinne find his form again for the Preds? [On The Forecheck]

Leafs legend Dave Bolland is getting his number retired. By the London Knights. [LFP]

Finally, here’s a DIY hockey rink constructed by the mad geniuses at Cottage Life.

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