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Monday, March 10, 2008

News You Can Use Late in the Day

1. The NHL hopes to play an outdoor game at Yankee Stadium. Should be a good idea. They can even start prepping the ice in late September, as the Yankees won't need the field.
2. The Lightning have given Andre Roy a week off after his meltdown in Philadelphia.
3. Colorado College moves up to #2 in this week's college hockey rankings.
4. Dan Pollard says Marian Hossa was just being realistic when he asked to be traded from Atlanta. Note the bottom of the article where it says the Wild's Kim Jonsson switch hands to take a shot in a game.
5. Derek Meech has finally cracked the Red Wings' lineup.
6. The Chicago Wolves goaltending tandem gets a lot of credit for their success.
7. Patrick Sharp points to his trade from Philly to Chicago as the turning point in his career.
8. Pierre Lebrun thinks the Caps and Coyotes played themselves out of the playoff race this weekend.
9. The Hot or Not list from the CHL.
10. McGill and Laurier will meet for the Canadian university women's title.
11. Doug Armstrong is already thinking ahead to the World Championships.
12. Jeff Marek of CBC defends his love of fighting.
13. Watch Jordan Tootoo take a shot at Dierks Bentley.
14. Interesting piece on getting hockey into Louisville, Kentucky in order to enhance the NHL's image.
15. Al Strachan feels that Wayne Gretzky's scoring records are safe.
16. Rumour has it that Doug MacLean may be the new GM in Tampa.
17. Spector doesn't see a lot of quality netminders on the UFA market.
18. Mike Brophy is anticipating a big payday for Sean Avery this off-season.
19. A team by team list of the upcoming UFA's.
20. Mark Seidel updates us on the projected top 20 in this June's draft.
21. Video and commentary on the Cote-Roy fight.
22. Junior hockey is returning to Montreal.
23. Joe Pelletier lists his Top 5 hockey books of all time.
24. Larry Brooks writes that Sather rejected a Bernier for Avery proposal.
25. David Amber profiles the 10 best players under 6'.

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