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.

Neat t-shirt placement by the Tampa Bay Lightning ahead of tonight's game against the Islanders.
Jimmy Howard for $35 million over 5-6 years? Sounds like the Red Wings and their goaltender are getting close to a new pact. [MLive]
The parent company that owns the Los Angeles Kings, AEG, has been pulled off the auction block and president and CEO Tim Leiweke is moving on. [Wall Street Journal]
Dean Lombardi compared Jeff Carter to gunslinger Josey Wales. Carter's response? "I had no idea who it was." [LA Times]
What's helped the Kings be so good? Dominant puck possession. [Broadstreet Hockey]
Kris Letang is Kobe Bryant. Mike Colligan explains. [The Hockey Writers]
Jason Chimera scored 20 goals last year. This season he has zero. Wha happened? [Japers' Rink]
Taking advantage of a contract year: Oliver Ekman-Larsson edition. Will it also end with a Norris Trophy? [Arizona Republic]
Tyler Ennis did not like the hit Wayne Simmonds put on him Sunday: "I feel like he was on my numbers the whole time. I feel like he kind of launched into me. I thought it was dirty. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
A regretful tweet by an Owen Sound Attack player will test the league's social media policy. [Buzzing the Net]
Five suggestions that Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis and head coach Randy Carlyle should listen to. [Maple Leafs Central]
A look at the Maple Leafs' defense and what's different now that John-Michael Liles returns to the lineup. [Leafs Nation]
Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has done a good job of building that team into Stanley Cup contenders. [Sportsnet]
Soon-to-be new Bruin Carl Soderberg is making news in Sweden after his cross-check to the head of an opponent earned him a 7-game suspension. [Days of Y'Orr]
Vinny Lecavalier is on the injured-reserve list with a lower-body injury [Lightning]
Refs have a tough gig, especially when they start getting attacked by fans. [Prep Rally]
Eleven people who were arrested for their involvement in the 2011 Vancouver riots have breached court-imposed sanctions ranging from curfews to house arrest. [UPI]
Finally, earlier this week in the KHL playoffs Alex Radulov came close to pulling a Ryane Clowe: