Price practices; Hobey Baker nominees; Rats are coming (Puck Headlines)


• Stop liking our sport, Bieber. [Coyotes]

• Hobey Baker nominees announced: Kyle Connor, Thatcher Demko, and Jimmy Vesey. [Hobey Baker]

• Carey Price practiced with his teammates for the first time since November. [The Score]

• Marian Gaborik may not be back in time for the start of the Los Angeles Kings playoff run. [LA Times]

• The Buffalo Sabres have shut down Evander Kane for the rest of the season. Plus updated on Robin Lehner and Tyler Ennis. [Buffalo News]

• Bruce Arthur: Unsealed NHL emails show the league is governed, and thus hindered by, ‘old school’ thinking. [The Star]

• Down Goes Brown: Five first overall busts who were traded, and what their teams got in return. [THN]

• Rob Rossi: Could ‘winning for Mario Lemieux’ be the motivation the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking for? Sidney Crosby thinks so. [Trib Live]

• The absence of these five currently injured player will have ramifications for their teams in the playoffs. [CBS Sports]

• Phil Kessel is thriving on his own line, sans Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin. [NHL]

• For the first time in 38 years, the annual intramural BurMac Cup at St. Francis Xavier University won’t be played in 2017 due to rowdy fans. [CBC]

• With their playoff streak hanging by a thread, the Detroit Red Wings defense has ‘eliminate easy chances.’ [Detroit Free Press]

• Carl Gunnarsson took a paycut to re-sign with the St. Louis Blues. To him, it’s not all about the money. [St. Louis Game Time]

• In the third period of a March 19 game, Mike Reilly’s butt was (figuratively) stapled to the bench. Since then, he’s responded in a big way for the Minnesota Wild. [Wild Xtra]

• Oscar Lindberg deserves a shot in the New York Rangers lineup. [Blue Seat Blogs]

• “More and more it is looking as if [the Boston Bruins] misread their team’s potential the same way they misread the market for Loui Eriksson at the trade deadline.” [Boston Sports Desk]

• Ways for Canadian NHL fans to cope without having a team in the playoffs. [SB Nation]

• Five players to get rid of early before they become too expensive in your salary cap fantasy league. [Dobber]

• Joe Veleno was the first ‘exceptional status player’ of the QMJHL. John Tavares, Aaron Ekblad, Connor McDavid, and Sean Day had all be granted the status before, but in the OHL. [Buzzing the Net]

• Pensacola Ice Flyers fan favorite pugilist Dave Segal is hanging up the skates early due to injuries. Teammates and combatants remember his career. [Pro Hockey News]

• Hayley Moore is returning as general manger to the Isobel Cup champion Boston Pride for the 2016-17 season. [NWHL]

• Some thoughts on the CWHL, NWHL, and the future of women’s hockey. [Avry Sports]

• The CWHL opened their draft for post-collegiate women’s hockey players. [Today’s Slapshot]

• Finally, see if you can spot the Kevin Spacey reference in this great promo ad from the Florida Panthers. [@FlaPanthers]