Alfredsson faces Senators; Moore/Bertuzzi trial date set; Premiere Games up in the air (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.

• Luke Gazdic, you’re doing it wrong!

• Daniel Alfredsson will play against his former mates Wednesday for the first time. Does he harbor any resentment at the way things ended with the Ottawa Senators? “Not towards anyone, it was just emotions toward leaving the city and all the friends and people behind that made my time there so special.” [MLive]

• Nick Cotsonika on Alfie’s quest for a Stanley Cup: It was “now or never.” [Yahoo]

• Jason Kay asks the question whether or not Alfie’s move to Detroit hurts or helps his Hockey Hall of Fame chances. [THN]

• The Steve Moore/Todd Bertuzzi trial finally has a start date set: Sept. 8, 2014. [CBC via Yahoo]

• Depending on who you ask, the Premiere Games won’t be back next season. That’s from the NHL’s side. The PA, on the other hand, still think something can be done. [ESPN]

• Here’s why we saw a different John Tortorella at the beginning of his post-game scrum Tuesday night. [NY Times]

• Tim Thomas back to the IR. [Litter Box Cats]

• Niklas Kronwall’s had a helluva week. First, he takes that nasty hit from Cody McLeod, then he gets hit with a puck in the chin during practice. Despite that, the Red Wings expect him in the lineup against Ottawa. [Freep]

• Who’s a bigger pest: Steve Ott or Brad Marchand? [NHL.com]

• Lambert on why the New York Rangers’ goaltending situation could get dicey. [Backhand Shelf]

• Could the Maple Leafs end up one of the top shooting teams in the NHL this season? [Globe and Mail]

• Shocking: The Teemu Selanne documentary is killing it at the box office in Finland. [Variety]

• Why Jarome Iginla’s slow start should cause Bruins fans to worry. [Days of Y'Orr]

• Here’s the first part of Dobber’s big organizational prospect rankings list. [Dobber Hockey]

• Former NHLer Craig Fisher, who’s career ended due to concussions, is now coaching junior hockey in Canada. During a game on Sunday he was hit in the head with a puck and taken to a local hospital after suffering another concussion. [Durham Region]

• Our new favorite weekly blog post: The Jack Edwards Call of the Week. [Bruins Daily]

• Did you want more photos from the Washington Capitals and their calendar shoot with some dogs? Glad you asked. [RMNB]

• Finally, here’s Amur’s Alex Murygin’s goal line save against Roman Starchenko of Barys, who would win 4-3:

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