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- No sleep in Brooklyn. Thomas Vanek is either as afraid of Brooklyn as most Long Islanders is or he's trying to cover his ass for some reason. [Twin Cities.com | Puck Daddy | Sportsnet | NEW!: The Hockey News]
- Quiet man Nick Leddy was the victim of some bizarre Twitter threats yesterday, which were reported to authorities. [Newsday| Puck Daddy | NY Daily News]
- Pat LaFontaine got to soak in a last round of applause from the Coliseum crowd thanks to a couple of phone calls from Charles Wang and Garth Snow. [NHL.com | Newsday]
- More on LaFontaine's Toast to the Coliseum event that's coming up in April. [CBS NY]
- Everybody is still all over Joshua Ho-Sang. [The Hockey Writers]
- KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!! [FanPost]
Fast and furious
- Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts covers a lot of ground on the Oilers, the All Star game and the Flyers discord.
- The Maple Leafs are killing Nazem Kadri. Not literally. Just his career. [PPP]
- Aww... poor Leafs. Seems fans are staying away in droves. I say move them to Oklahoma. [Globe n' Mail]
- Hockey media could use a little more brains and a little less bluster. [Cup o' Chowder]
- The NHL's own network is diminishing its product and keeping people from watching its games. As a person without NHLN, I agree 100 percent with this from JJ at Winging it in Motown.
- Harvard's Jimmy Vesey won a major award instead of that Eichel guy. Controversy! [SBN College Hockey]
- Down Goes Brown looks at the spotty history of traded first overall picks. Options range from Guy LaFleur to Patrik Stefan.
- Darren Helm's daughter was born in the back of his car on the way to the hospital. The auto industry in Detroit is alive and well. [MLive]
- Max Pacioretty hilariously trolls Bruins fans with a hamburger. Your move, Andrew Hammond. [EOTP]
- TSN uses the Hamburglar logo as the Senators logo during broadcast. It's an improvement. [Silver Seven]
- Not hockey: we should all be as positive and confident as Vin Deisel. I hope he's right about this. [Variety]
The full LaFontaine press conference from yesterday. Hockey Hall of Famer, Islanders legend, Olympian, philanthropist and proud dad.