Murray on Senators changes; Emery stays in Philly; Canadian team fixes (Puck Headlines)


• Happy birthday, Jussi Jokinen. Sweet lego cake with interchangeable Suomi parts. [@FlaPanthers]

• Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray reiterated owner Eugene Melnyk’s comments that changes will come soon to the team. [Ottawa Citizen]

• Ray Emery is sticking with the Philadelphia Flyers for the rest of the regular season. [Broad Street Hockey]

• Duncan Keith waived his right to an in-person hearing, and will have one via phone on Friday afternoon. [@NHLPlayerSafety]

• The OHL suspended forward Max Jones 12 games for a blindside hit in a playoff game. [TSN]

• Jordin Tootoo’s season for the Devils is over, and other injury updates. [Fire & Ice]

• NHL 3 Stars of March: Sidney Crosby, Devan Dubnyk, and Brent Burns. [NHL]

• The 1970 New York Rangers were at the center of the last time the Canadian teams were kept out of the post-season. [NY Times]

• Canadian teams missing the playoffs have ramifications across the country, not just on the ice. [AP]

• There is more than one reason the Canadian teams aren’t in the big dance. [The Line of Offence]

• Team by team fix for the Canadians in order to return to the playoffs next year. [Outsider Sports Opinion]

• Just about that time for the Washington Capitals to prove they’re as good as their numbers indicate. [Japers’ Rink]

• With the single-season win record in his grasp, Braden Holtby recognizes how difficult these final games will be. [Washington Post]

• Five reasons why one should watch the final five games of the New Jersey Devils season. [THW]

• Does anyone want to actually win the Eastern Conference (aside from the Capitals)? [THN]

• Chad Wiseman returns to the New York Riveters as a GM and head coach. [NWHL]

• Looks like the Connecticut Whale are in need of a new head coach as Heather Linstad leaves to coach high school softball. [Lowell Sun]

• Hockeytown, USA goes into the history and personal stories of Warroad, Minnesota. US Women’s National Team and Boston Pride player, Gigi Marvin, is from the town.