Pavalec’s season over; Stauber named USWNT coach; Bark Madness returns (Puck Headlines)

• Marie-Philip Poulin celebrates Les Canadiens de Montreal’s Clarkson Cup championship by dousing her teammates with champagne. [@ChrisTanouye]

• Ondrej Pavalec had his knee scoped and is done for the season. He also appears to be done with the Winnipeg Jets. [Illegal Curve]

• Up ahead for Jedi GM Steve Yzerman is getting Jonathan Drouin, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat under contract and having only $10-million in cap space to do it. [Tampa Bay Times]

• St. Louis Blues CEO and president of business operations Chris Zimmerman talks securing financing for upgrades and what those upgrades mean for Scottrade Center. [St. Louis Game Time]

• Hockey teams in Alaska are folding at a rapid pace as oil revenues dry up, leaving residents without extra money for leisure activities. [The Hockey News]

• Get excited (?) Tanner Glass has been recalled by the New York Rangers. [The Sports Daily]

• Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi’s fight to find a cure for diabetes is personal after his son was diagnosed at five-years-old. [Sports Day]

• This should go over well: new Ottawa Senators president and CEO Tom Anselmi is contemplating a whole new look for the team’s brand. [Ottawa Citizen]

• CWHL commissioner Brenda Andress sits down for a Q&A on the future of women’s hockey and updates the league’s plans to pay players. [Sportsnet]

• Andong Song, the first Chinese-born player drafted in the NHL (by New York Islanders), commits to play at Cornell University for the 2018-19 season. [The Color of Hockey]

• Robb Stauber has been officially announced as the head coach of the US Women’s National Team. His first challenge is Women’s Worlds at the end of March. [USA Hockey]

• Why the Tampa Bay Lightning can still make the playoffs. [Raw Charge]

• Could Bruce Cassidy be the solution to the development of the Boston Bruins’ youngsters? [Boston Sports Desk]

• Lee Stempniak is proud of the ‘journeyman’ title he’s earned. [Arizona Sports]

• Post-trade deadline analysis of the Carolina Hurricanes and why there is reason to be hopeful. [Section 328]

• “The New York Rangers have finally lost their way.” [Blueshirt Banter]

• The most difficult part of the San Diego Gulls’ training routine is keeping up with ‘fitness-obsessed’ head coach Dallas Eakins. [San Diego Union-Tribune]

• Peoria Rivermen ‘super fan’ Adam Masso coached the team to a 6-4 victory while on a one-game contract. [PJ Star]

• “This weekend marks the 13th anniversary of the Senators and Flyers matchup that set an NHL record for the most penalty minutes in one game: 419.” Here’s an oral history of the brawl. [Vice Sports]

• Buffalo Beauts, and former national team goaltender, Brianne McLaughlin is set to retire at the end of this season. She reflects on her career as it nears the end. [FanRag Sports]

• Interview with Kings alum Jared Aulin who was impacted personally by the deaths of Ace Bailey and Mark Bavis on Sept. 11. [Make Way For The Kings]

• Recapping the CWHL awards handed out this past weekend. [Victory Press]

• BARK MADNESS RETURNS! Vote on the Los Angeles Kings dogs as they make their way through the bracket. [The Royal Half]

• Fantasy hockey: Top 10 ‘cold’ players in the NHL. [Dobber]

• A heartfelt open letter to Kings’ broadcast legend Bob Miller ahead of his retirement. [Kings]

• Finally, enjoy the Top 10 goals scored while the player is falling down. [Robert Söderlind]