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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

News You Can Use Late in the Day

1. If you are interested in arenas, check out this site.
2. Craig MacTavish has been named an assistant on Team Canada
3. EJ HRadek with a season ending recap.
4. Finland
has upset Team USA at the Women's World Championships.
5. Tampa Bay wins the Draft Lottery.
6. The Slapshot blog takes a swipe at the loser point. Check out the Euro league scores on the right hand side of the page.
7. Bruce Dowbiggen examines the playoff futility of Canadian teams.
8. The Wild's Nick Schulz underwent an appendectomy yesterday. His status for the playoffs is unclear at this time.
9. The ever important playoff beard preview.
10. Fanhouse hopes Sean Avery and Martin Brodeur can patch up their differences.
11. Dean Lombardi discusses the Kings' goaltending situation.
12. Patrice Bergeron practiced with the Bruins, but won't play in Game 1.
13. Will Ian Laperriere survive the 1st round playoff match with the Wild?
14. The weekly Hot List from the Hockey News. Louis Leblanc, a AAA player from Quebec
, makes his first appearance.
15. The weekly release from the USHL.
16. Team Canada will announce some big name additions to their roster as soon as today.
17. A preview of the USHL playoffs.
18. An early look at the 2009 Draft Rankings, with Victor Hedman in the #1 slot.
19. Ryan Dixon of the Hockey News sees the Rangers as an under the radar contender.
20. Bob McKenzie with a follow up to yesterday's item about Daulton Leveille.
21. Jeremy Roenick hopes to play a big role in the Sharks playoff run.
22. Scott Burnside gives us some playoff story lines to keep an eye on.
23. Puck That Hit isn't impressed with Selanne's decision to take half the year off. Also, check out this video.
24. Intrigued by the thought of greasing up a women's hockey team (I'm looking at you, Junior)? Then read this article.
25. 10 Players who need to elevate their game for the playoffs.

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