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Monday, November 5, 2007

News You Can Use Late in the Day

-The likelihood of a Forsberg comeback has diminished, as TSN is reporting his ankle is not holding up in practice.
-Steven Stamkos tops the Mckeen's 2008 Draft List.
-Ilya Kovalchuk named the NHL's First Star of the Week. Lundquist and Gaborik are 2nd and 3rd, respectively.
-Kyle Wellwood and Mark Bell will rejoin the Leafs tomorrow night.
-In related news, Jason Spezza will miss his third straight game tomorrow night.
-The Blue Jackets Pascale Leclaire has been the surprise of the NHL thus far.
-The NHL's Rookie Watch looks at Nick Foligno.
-Mel Bridgman with a look at Mike Cammalleri. Note to Mike. If you read this site and are bored in LA in the near future, look up my sister-in-law. She will be temporarily out of work due to the writers strike and needs something to do. I won't be able to handle family functions if she marries an actor or poet.
A look at Team's WHL and OHL for the ADT Canada-Russia Challenge.
-Gene Principe wonders if the Oilers are cursed.
-A look at Blue Jacket prospect Derick Brassard, who was named the AHL Rookie of the Month for October.
-Henrik Lundqvist
is leading the Rangers resurgence.
-INCH with their weekly college hockey rankings. Miami of Ohio remains on top.
-Lyle Richardson with an article on the early season reluctance of some GM's to make a trade.
-Eric Duhatschek discusses the same subject.
-Ken Campbell suggests that the Ottawa Senators make a play for Mats Sundin. Sure thing Ken, and Stephen Harper will be caught having a 3-way with Taliban Jack Layton and Belinda Stronach. (For our American and foreign readers, that means not bloody likely)
-Becky Kellar has returned to the Canadian Women's Hockey team after the birth of her 2nd child. And I can't even get Amanda to strap on the pads to play shinny in the basement.
-Newsday notes that the Penguins scouts are following the Dallas Stars.
-Taking Note with a roundup of weekend action in the WHL.
-Fanhouse discusses the return of the 2 minute major, complete with a dig at Joni Pitkanen.
-Stan Fischler reports that Paul Kelly aims to expand NHL tv coverage in the US.
-Sean Avery is in mid-season form, calling out Martin Brodeur and challenging Zach Parise to a fight.
-Adrian Aucoin is adapting to life as a Calgary Flame.
-Did Brian Bellows throw a tantrum when his kid was cut from the squirts team?
-ESPN notes that Martin Havlat is close to returning.
-The Tampa Bay Lightning are also bad in the minors.
-Adam Proteau's
-The NHL Notebook, courtesy of the National Post.
-Yahoo christens the Twin Cities as the new Hockeytown.
-A look at the surprises and disappointments of the first month in the NHL.

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