Laviolette firing fallout; Ovechkin No. 1 star of week; Josi diagnosed with concussion (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy

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.

• Great photo here from the legendary Jeff Vinnick of John Tortorella cursing at Oilers' assistant coach Keith Acton at the Oilers bench. What was he saying? This gif here should explain it. What was Acton saying? Why, this gif here should explain that. But the best thing about this photo is David Booth's derpy photobomb.

• Why Craig Berube is the right choice to replace Peter Laviolette. [Globe and Mail]

• Why did the Flyers wait so long to make a head coaching change? [Broad Street Hockey]

• Flyers owner Ed Snider on the team's training camp: “I thought our training camp, quite frankly, was one of the worst training camps I had ever seen." OK, then. [CSN Philly]

• Alex Ovechkin, Lars Eller and Marc-Andre Fleury are your Three Stars of the Week. [NHL]

• Paul MacLean wasn't a big fan of Mason Raymond's spin-o-rama shootout attempt on Saturday night. NHL Senior EVP of Hockey Ops Colin Campbell sets the record straight on the rule. []

• Add Clarke MacArthur to the list of disgruntled former Randy Carlyle players: “Some guys are good with the criticism and some guys don’t want to hear it every single shift you come off the ice. You’re old enough to know (you) made a mistake. You don’t need to hear it every five seconds." [Sportsnet]

• After taking a hit from Steve Downie on Friday night, Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi will be out with a concussion. [Section 303]

• He never played a game for them, but Johan Hedberg's New York Rangers goalie mask is being auctioned off to benefit BardCancerFonden, a Swedish foundation fighting children's cancer. [In Goal Mag]

• Mike Brown of the Edmonton Oilers has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2013 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year award by the American Mustache Institute. He's got stiff competition from Geraldo Rivera. [AMI]

• Ron MacLean to Andi Petrillo during Hockey Night in Canada:"Oh, those cans." He was talking about bathroom stalls in reference to the Joel Ward/washroom story, right? Right? [The Big Lead]

• Jarome Iginla on the fighting debate: “I grew up with it. There’s still that argument on the other side that if there wasn’t any — I still think it keeps people accountable. I think there’d be more stickwork. I think maybe that’s the way it’s going. But I’ve seen it get less and less — I mean, they used to have bench-clearing brawls, they used to have line brawls that were pretty regular ... I don’t mind less of it, [but] I don’t know if I’m there where I’d like to see it all gone.” [Boston Globe]

• Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is expected to make his season debut earlier than expected Monday night against the Devils after undergoing surgery for a torn labrum. Is he being rushed back? [Undisclosed Injury]

• Two games in and two things to be concerned about with the Edmonton Oilers. [Oilers Nation]

• More details on those Team Canada Olympic jerseys, including what's printed on the shoulders. [Sports Logos]

• Examining the Capitals' struggles at even strength through the opening three games of the season. [Japers' Rink]

• Connor McDavid scored himself a pretty goal over the weekend. [Buzzing the Net]

• Why Brandon Dubinsky should not be considered a fantasy hockey sleeper. [Dobber Hockey]

• Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle will miss the next 3-4 weeks after suffering a knee sprain Saturday night versus Anaheim. [Hockey Wilderness]

• Asking the question if UFAs prefer not to sign in Toronto. [Maple Leafs Central]

• Finally, if you missed it Sunday night, here's Teemu Selanne saying goodbye to Winnipeg: