Foley setting up shop in Vegas; secret to Red Wings’ success; Eichel best since Kariya (Puck Headlines)

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• Ooh, tough call. Edge to Gretzky for the flowing locks. [@GretzkyFacts]

• Lead investor in the likely NHL Vegas franchise, Bill Foley, is so confident he’s getting a team he’s shopping for office space and has bought a home in the area. [Las Vegas Review Journal]

• Nick Cotsonika’s Three Periods: Blues seek playoff breakthrough; GMs on Crosby, Kane & Calgary; NHL notes. [Yahoo Sports]

• We send our condolences to the friends and family of Patrick McDarby. The sports logo designer has passed away. He’s worked with several NHL teams, and one of his best known logos is the Lady Liberty used by the New York Rangers. [NY Times]

• The Seeker: Scout Hakan Andersson a hero of the Red Wings’ playoff streak. [Sports Illustrated]

• Confirmed: Jack Eichel is awesome. “Eichel is first since Paul Kariya to win both Hockey East Award Top Honors.” [College Hockey News]

• WHL’s first-time playoff format creating confusion, which is not entirely bad. [Buzzing the Net]

• “Craig Berube treats Steve Mason like total garbage and I’m sick of it.” Next, tell us how you really feel. [Broad Street Hockey]

• Cory Schneider and the young defensive corps of the Devils setting the foundation for the future. [The Hockey Writers]

• Rangers looking ahead: Cam Talbot’s trade value and the 2015 goalie market. [Sather On Waivers]

• Enforcer Brian McGrattan fighting for his hockey life. []

• Sharks clinging to hope with future in the balance. Hope is about all that might be left in San Jose. [Sportsnet]

• Trevor Lewis is better than expected for the Kings. [Jewels From The Crown]

• Blue Jackets’ rookie Marko Dano proving he belongs in NHL. [Fox Sports Ohio]

• Calgary inks Western Michigan blueliner Kenney Morrison. Brian Burke loves him some college players. [Calgary Sun]

• Your fantasy hockey look ahead to Week 24 in the NHL. [Dobber Hockey]

• The NHL’s 10 most pub-worthy players (presented by Captain Morgan – not kidding). [The Score]

• Touching story about UND goaltender Zane McIntyre and his decision to change his last name in order to honor those who have meant the most to him in his life. [Grand Forks Herald]

• “Love of hockey brings First Nations kids from across province to Mississauga. They trekked across frozen lakes, boarded small planes and drove thousands of miles to get to the Little Native Hockey League tournament.” [The Star]

• Finally, Michigan’s Dylan Larkin scores a phenomenal goal. [Winging It In Motown]