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Puck Headlines: Daniel Sedin first round return?; no discipline for Chimera; new You Can Play video

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.

• Via "NasalFire" over at Hockey Wilderness, Tom Gilbert somehow got Kris Versteeg's stick stuck in his ear hole last night.

• Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis said that he's hopeful Daniel Sedin will return from a concussion in time for the first round of the playoffs: "It's risky to make projections with these things because one day the player just may not feel right, but he's going in the right direction." [Vancouver Sun]

• In other concussion-related news, James Wisniewski skated for the first time since taking a puck to the face two weeks ago and experiencing symptoms of his own. [Columbus Dispatch]

• Jason Chimera will not face any supplemental discipline for his charge on Adam McQuaid last night. [Washington Examiner]

• NHL teams have been signing college free agents this week at a furious pace. Our pal Chris Peters has a running commentary of what your favorite team can expect from each signing. [United States of Hockey]

• Jimmy Howard will be back in net for the Detroit Red Wings after missing the last four games with a groin injury. [MLive]

• Hey, remember when Jim Balsillie was in the mix to become an NHL owner? Then Research In Motion went in the tank? Well, yesterday Basillie stepped down from the RIM board. His net worth in 2008 was reportedly $3.4 billion. Today it's a measly $385 million. [Forbes]

• Why Dale Hunter should allow the Washington Capitals to release the Kraken, er, go back to playing their wide-open style. [Kings of Leonsis]

• A fan disgusted with the performance of the Calgary Flames tossed his jersey onto the ice after their 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Tom Kostopolous was not pleased, telling the Calgary Herald: "I was just upset, I was mad. He's entitled to his opinion. He paid for the seat. I was just upset. He threw his jersey on the ice - I just didn't like that."

• John Shannon on why Pierre Gauthier shouldn't take all the blame for the mess in Montreal. [Sportsnet]

• Still in the hunt for home ice advantage in the West, the Nashville Predators are in playoff mode now. [Preds on the Glass]

• The Los Angeles Kings control their playoff destiny. Will they take advantage of it? Or will they throw it all away. [Surly & Scribe]

• Kerry Fraser takes you inside the NHL Officials dressing room where, surprisingly, there are no donuts available. [TSN]

• Looking at the turnarounds of Steve Downie and Matt Cooke. [Polished Puck Press]

• Doug MacLean actually won something. Sure it was a "Worse GM" tournament round, but still! [Copper & Blue]

• If you haven't seen Marty Turco's new pads, they'll remind you of what Marc-Andre Fleury once wore. Warning: you may want to put on some sunglasses. [In Goal Mag]

• The KHL may be expanding to Slovakia beginning next season. [KHL]

• Finally, here's the newest You Can Play video featuring James Van Riemsdyk, Mark Fayne, Frans Nielsen, Tyler Bozak, George Parros, Brandon Prust, David Steckel, Andy Greene, R.J. Umberger, and Brian Boyle:

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