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Thursday, April 3, 2008

News You Can Use Late in the Day

1. A profile on the OHL's Ice Dogs, who are led by a Danish goalie.
2. Gene Principe pens the first What If The Oilers had... column of the off-season.
3. Mike Babcock feels that the Red Wings get no respect. Win a couple playoff series and people will notice, Mike.
4. TSN will televise the NHL Draft Lottery, billed the Stamkos Sweepstakes. Will they issue a retraction if Doughty goes first?
5. Kyle Turris impresses in his first NHL practice.
6. The Top 10 Excuses for the Vancouver Canucks.
7. Eric Desjardins and Pierre Turgeon have been selected to the QMJHL Hall of Fame.
8. The Hobey Baker finalists are announced. NHL.com previews the Frozen Four.
9. John Kreiser picks two teams of unsung Stanley Cup heroes.
10. Kurtis Foster's girlfriend initially thought he was "faking it" when he broke his leg against San Jose. Perhaps a little bit of turnabout?
11. Random thoughts from Edward Fraser.
12. Alexei Yashin is a pretty big deal in Russia.
13. Rimouski will host the 2009 Memorial Cup.
14. The Detroit Red Wings have signed Michigan State standout Justin "Alphabet Soup" Abdelkader.
15. Hayley Wickenheiser makes Sports Illustrated's Toughest list.
16. The Oilers hope to play the spoiler role tonight in Vancouver.
17. Vito Spatafore, hockey fan.
18. NHL.com hands out the end of season awards for the Northwest Division.
19. ESPN predictions for tonight's games.
20. Check out the story on Wally Stanowski, the figure skating defenseman.
21. Old time hockey with Jim Dorey.
22. Hockey season rolls on in Roseau, Minnesota.
23. The Chicago Ice Crew: Hottest Ice Girls of 2008. Chicka, Chicka, What!
24. Pierre Lebrun thinks the Canadiens have something cookin' as the playoffs approach.
25. Nice little puff piece on the Blackhawks.

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