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Best NHL jerseys; Glendale in trouble; Andrew Shaw twerks (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.

• Great photo of a hockey cake at the Aida shop on Main Street in Kosice, Slovakia. “Looks like Russia vs Sweden at the Worlds,” says Peter Korchnak, who was kind enough to share this with us. [Where is Your Toothbrush?]

• Glendale is still very much in trouble. “While Coyotes fans gathered in Glendale city council chambers cheered the deal that is poised to keep the team in the Phoenix suburb’s publicly financed arena, investors have been less enthusiastic. Interest rates on some Glendale debt set a two-year high and yield spreads swelled as much as 20 percent after the city council on July 2 cleared a lease paying the team’s prospective owners $15 million annually for 15 years to manage the facility.” [Bloomberg]

• The best NHL jerseys of all-time. [Sporting News]

• Donald Fehr throws a little water on the idea that he’s headed back to baeball. “I haven’t commented about baseball since I left,” Fehr said. “That’s (executive director) Mike Weiner’s job and the other people who are there. I continue to have enormous confidence in Mike and his judgements.” [Toronto Sun]

• How many preseason games is too many? I’m going with eight. Hey, that’s how many there are! [Union and Blue]

• On Detroit being broke and somehow planning to build an expensive new arena at the same time. [Winging it in Motown]

• Why the Florida Panthers should avoid Tim Thomas. [The Rat Trick]

• What is Paul Stastny’s market value, and what should the Colorado Avalanche do with him at the end of this year? [Mile High Hockey]

• How bad has Toronto’s offseason been? [Grantland]

• Canisius will be partnering with the Buffalo Sabres to get a new rink. The new facility, called HARBORcenter, will be complete in time for the 2014-15 season. [College Hockey News]

• Zigmund Palffy has retired from hockey. [IIHF]

• Nice piece on Josh Harding’s charity and his battle with MS. [NHL]

• Touching farewell to Hockeytown Todd, one of Abel to Yzerman’s earliest readers. [Kukla's Korner]

• Don’t say goodbye to Madison Square Garden just yet. [Ranger Rants]

• One thing to watch with Magnus Paajarvi in St. Louis: whether or not they can improve his zone entries. [MC79 Hockey]

• Nice feature on junior scouts, who definitely don’t do this job for the money. [Buzzing the Net]

• The Carolina Hurricanes’ offseason strategy? Sign players with something to prove. [Canes Country]

• What’s going on with Washington’s Marcus Johansson negotiations? [CSN Washington]

• Doug Wilson has has talks with Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, and Dan Boyle. Where do they fit in with the Sharks now? [CSN Bay Area]

• Can Beau Bennett help the Pittsburgh Penguins next season? [Pensburgh]

• Finally, via Julia Sabin, twerk Andrew Shaw, twerk:

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