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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

News You Can Use Late in the Day

1. You stay classy Bob Clarke.
2. Roberto Luongo will skip the All-Start game in anticipation of the birth of his child. Translation: He wanted to have sex with his wife again.
3. Don Meehan says that the rumors swirling around Dion Phaneuf's contract extension are fabricated. Contract extension? I thought she was done singing in Vegas?
4. The San Jose Sharks have recalled Thomas Greiss so he can not play behind Evgeni Nabokov.
5. The NHL has released mid-season draft rankings.If you don't see Luke Schenn, he is at #7 under a load of Pierre McGuire's spunk.
6. A profile on Kazakhstan's World Junior Team. Insert Borat joke here.
7. The NHL's Junior Report takes a look at Brad Marchand.
8. INCH looks at the Wayne State program, slated for demolition this spring.
9. Hockey's Future looks at the top draft eligible players from the WHL.
10. Mike Chen examines 8 teams that have room or the desire to make a move at the trade deadline.
11. Larry Brooks tells us that Kyle Okposo may find his way to Everett of the WHL, after a stop in Bridgeport.
12. James Mirtle picks his All-Stars. Also check out the quote from Brian Burke in the story immediately below.
13. Ryan Dixon points out the inequities in the NHL's playoff system.
14. The Blue Jackets have placed Kris Beech on waivers.
15. Bob McKenzie thinks Mats Sundin would bring a hefty return.
16. David Amber gives us the Top Ten NHL seasons of all time for individuals.
17. Darren Eliot thinks that big money for RFA's is a mistake.
18. Steve Buffery and friends were not pleased with Canada's win at the WJC. I am with him on McGuire, but come on, stop the douchery.
19. The AHL has announced Team Canada for the upcoming AHL All-Star game.
20. This week's Hot List from the Hockey News.
21. A Top Ten list featuring milestones for Chris Chelios.
22. Mark Seidel gives us his first half standouts from the OHL.
23. Anaheim has assigned Bobby Ryan to the Portland Pirates.
24. The Score looks at the Contenders and Pretenders in the NHL.
25. The Bruins get bag skated.
26. In a special bonus post, a link for Amanda Kosior.

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