Puck Headlines: Francois Allaire on Leafs’ goaltending; Patrick Sharp on fatherhood

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In the KHL, when someone scores a goal, every player on the ice has to lie on their backs and kick their legs in tribute to him. Fact.

• A day after Jonas Gustavsson cost the Toronto Maple Leafs an important win with some truly abysmal goaltending, goalie coach Francois Allaire met with the media, preaching patience. "We've got two young kids in the net," Allaire said. "Not a lot of experience. Nobody has more than 90 games in the NHL." [The Globe & Mail]

• Scott Bowman's 5 golden principles of coaching. [Dmitry Chesnokov]

• Theo Fleury's victim impact statement, read in Vancouver ahead of Graham James' sentencing, is incredibly powerful. [Yahoo]

• Pierre Lebrun on PK Subban. [ESPN]

• Are the Dallas Stars considering moving Mike Ribeiro or Steve Ott? Fingers crossed for Ribeiro. The thought of him having another former fanbase to antagonize thrills me. [Defending Big D]

• Chicago Blackhawks' forward Patrick Sharp on fatherhood. [Chicago Parent]

• Teemu Selanne continues to be noncommittal about waiving his no-trade clause or staying with the Anaheim Ducks. "When asked directly if he plans to be with the Ducks for the remainder of the season, Selanne coyly said, 'Right now, yeah.'" [OC Register]

• Mike Smith's new Wile E. Coyote mask rules. [InGoal Mag]

• All you ever wanted to know about signing or trading for Ales Hemsky. [The Cult of Hockey]

• Jo Innes on Douglas Murray's fractured Adam's apple. [Backhand Shelf]

• John Garrett's "I am a burger" bit during Tuesday's Canucks game may have been the breaking point for some Canuck fans hoping for more insightful coverage. [Canucks Army]

• Today is the 32nd anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, so either you have you watch Miracle, or you have to watch Joshua Sacco do the speech. [BTN]

• Could the Washington Capitals be sellers at the deadline? [NHL]

• With an injury to Blues' forward Jamie Langenbrunner, Vladimir Sobotka gets bumped back to the top line versus the Bruins. [STL Today]

• With Steve Downie moved to Colorado, who else might the Tampa Bay Lightning trade? [Raw Charge]

• Is Austin Smith America's best college player? Well, he's a Dallas native named Austin drafted by the Dallas Stars, so there's no question he's the most Texan. [TM Daily Post]

• A Bathhurst high school suspended five members of its hockey team for doing a sexually suggestive dance during a talent show. Their tore off their pants and danced in their underwear. Don't feel bad for them -- they'll get another chance to show off their moves. With intelligence like that, it's possible they'll wind up doing something similar for a living. [CBC]

• Minor hockey official David Barker, who is accused accused of stealing $157,000 from hockey parents during his term as president of Leitrim Minor Hockey Association in 2006, was conveniently too sick to attend his fraud and forgery trial. [Ottawa Citizen]

• The Kahnawake Mohawk reserve south of Montreal has cancelled all minor hockey home games for the rest of the season after a midget A team with a history of violence allegedly assaulted a ref Sunday. [Toronto Sun]

• The governing body of Nova Scotia is trying to regulate the consumption of energy drinks in minor hockey. [Montreal Gazette]

• Relive the best of Ondrej Pavelec's 50 saves Tuesday versus the Philadelphia Flyers:

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