Canucks re-sign Tanev; Yzerman on Canada’s ‘locks’; worst offseason ever? (Puck Headlines)

Harrison Mooney

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• Jonathan Bernier's new Maple Leafs mask has a huge lion on it, because he's a Leo or something, I dunno. Astrology is weird. [InGoal Magazine]

• Steve Yzerman on Team Canada: “I’d say there are probably, conservatively, maybe 10 locks. We’re taking 25 players. Ten may be a conservative number, sure, but half of this team is available for guys to make. At least half.” [Sportsnet]

• The Heritage Classic in Vancouver isn't selling very well, maybe because it's a bad idea? [News 1130]

• The Vancouver Canucks have finally re-signed RFA Chris Tanev, agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million deal. [Canucks]

• Has this been the worst offseason ever for player movement? [Spector's Hockey]

• Can a hockey arena survive once the hockey team leaves? More importantly, is it even still a hockey arena? I just blew your mind. [The Atlantic Cities]

• Which team got the best bang for their buck in 2013-13? [Welcome to Hockey Falls]

• The Buckeye leaf on the new OSU jersey sort of looks like a pot leaf, which makes it the perfect college jersey, if you ask me. [Sportress of Blogitude]

• John Tortorella is pretty clearly an American spy, and his recent interview with Brad Ziemer proves it. [Pass it to Bulis]

• Part three of THW's look at the art of the face-off concludes with Dainius Zubrus. [The Hockey Writers]

• A look back at the Olympic performance of several Boston Bruins. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

• According to a report, Andre Burakovsky has signed an entry-level deal with the Capitals. [RMNB]

• "Some unintended victims of the foreign service workers strike included students and Russian hockey players, both groups finding it difficult to have their visas processed by a backlogged system that has no choice but to go through applications much slower than normal." [Buzzing the Net]

• Read about some keeper league fantasy studs. [Dobber Hockey]

• The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Sergey Tolchinsky to a three-year entry level contract. [Shutdown Line]

• You're out of control, MLSE. Enough of your greed! [Leafs Nation]

• Wherein John Tortorella admits to being a neanderthal, and says he wants to learn more about analytics. [Canucks Army]

• The Iowa Wild unveil their new green jerseys, and they look pretty much how you'd expect them to look. [First Round Bust]

• Henrik Lundqvist battles Serena Williams for ping pong supremacy.