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Puck Headlines: Ilya Bryzgalov has fracture in foot; Ovechkin’s turnaround; Kesler and witches

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Via Chris Turek. Well, at least the Leafs got their name on a Cup …

• Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has a chip fracture in his right foot. He's out Thursday but reports are the Flyers think he's going to be fine. When asked about the injury, Bryzgalov said "the chip iss so small and the foot iss huMANGous beeg, you know?" [CSN Philly]

• An interesting blog from Kerry Fraser that reveals the NHL's new standards for goalie interference while at the same time reminding us all that he just made up [expletive] as he went along while refereeing in the NHL. Still looking for that part of the interference rule that states a goalie being "content with the position he assumed within his goal crease" nullifies an illegal screen. [TSN]

• Kris Letang is day-to-day with not-a-concussion while Ben Lovejoy could miss a month with a knee injury for the Pittsburgh Penguins. [Tribune]

• Your Quebec City hockey rumor update: "Former coach and current radio analyst Dany Dubé, a wise and plugged-in hockey man, mentioned on Radio-Canada on Monday that a Phoenix Coyotes player of his acquaintance had been advised to "go and learn French" by someone in the organization." [Globe & Mail]

• The Washington Post asks if a Washington Post article made Alex Ovechkin turn into Alex Ovechkin again. [WaPo]

• Barry Trotz could capture win No. 500 in his NHL coaching career. Said former Pred Jason Arnott: "A lot of coaches are intimidating and you can't approach them and have a different attitude about them, but he tries to bring fun to the game when he comes in every day and tries to be a part of the group." [Tennessean]

• Jesse Spector on which playoff teams have the soundest goaltending tandems. [Sporting News]

• "Has Ron MacLean Become Too Agenda-Driven on Hockey Night?" Steve Lepore wonders if the CBC host has too many opinions to be effective. [Puck The Media]

• Down Goes Brown presents a hockey fan's guide to Wrestlemania. [DGB]

• Olivia Munn has moved on from Brad Richards and is dating … Robocop. [WENN]

• Speaking with JD himself, John Davidson, about the St. Louis Blues' success. Miss that guy on the mic. [Hoffman]

• Dwayne Roloson gets the nod for the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Boston Bruins. Why did Sebastien Caron come back to the NHL again? [Lightning Strikes]

• Ryan Kesler of the Vancouver Canucks got a shout out on "The Secret Circle," which is a CW show about witchcraft. Dude, Kes-lurk their coven! [Pass It To Bulis]

• Mirtle has all of the Masterton nominees thus far. [G&M]

• Dean Brown on Erik Karlsson for Norris: "I know it is difficult to get some writers to consider a skinny, 21 year old Swedish kid over a future hall of famer or a giant,  but Karlsson's performance this season has dwarfed both of their achievements and he should be the Norris Trophy winner in a walk." [Team 1200]

• Nick Cotsonika on Erik Karlsson for Norris: "Karlsson's defensive game is legit enough that it puts his all-around game at a Norris level when combined with his immense offensive output. His performance is a main reason why the Senators — who finished 26th last season and were picked to finish as low as 30th this season — have been one of the biggest surprises of the season. The Sens are seventh in the Eastern Conference, going into Monday's game with the Jets, and fighting to hold onto a playoff spot." [Y! Sports]

• What the number 9,997,359 means to Alex Ovechkin. (Note: Not his cap hit.) [Japers']

• Mike Knuble of the Washington Capitals apparently didn't hear his coach say tonight would be "like the seventh game of the playoffs", as he told DC101: "It's not like a game seven or anything, but you know, they're obviously a team that's right with us, right here. They talk about these four-point games, that can be two points we get, two points they won't get." [RMNB]

• Nerd Alert: a stathead look at the Sabres vs. Capitals. [Die By The Blade]

• Nice work here by Tapeleg as he asks the Colorado Avalanche to open its press box to alternative media, given the Denver Post's monopoly. [Jerseys and Hockey Love]

• This is fun: Philadelphia Flyers beat writer Tim Panaccio meets @faketimpanotch, his Twitter parodist. And it's not who you'd expect it to be. At all. [CSN Philly]

• Finally, Ron Greshner beats up a 13-year-old kid. Well, not really, but he does school him in the art of hockey fighting.

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