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Blog: Abel to Yzerman By IwoCPO

Well, if you spent the day trying to guess the Wings’ lines minus Johan Franzen…keep trying. It took Babcock all of seven minutes to run Datsyuk, Zetterberg and Holmstrom out together and there they stayed the rest of the first. 

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Line Of The Day

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

“We have to change the way we do business a little bit, come up with some new ideas and make things a little bit fresh.”

- Steve Yzerman, tonight on the FSD pregame show.

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Mason Off To A Fast Start

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Pierre LeBrun at Sportsnet,

Can’t help but cheer for a guy like Chris Mason, named the third star by the NHL on Monday after the Nashville goalie stopped 63 of 64 shots in leading the Predators to a pair of opening wins. With Tomas Vokoun traded to Florida, Mason finally gets a chance to become a No. 1 goalie in this league, something I know he’s craved for a long time. He could be one of the best stories of the season.

more NHL bits plus some Forseberg talk…

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  Tags: chris+mason, goalies, nashville+predators

Jovo To Rangers Doesn’t Make Sense

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from The Blueshirts Blog at the Daily News,

Do not, under any circumstances, consider this a precedent. Because I have no intention of spending time and space on this blog shooting down ridiculous rumors—I already have a full-time job, thank you.

But as so many of you have asked about “reports” that Ed Jovanovski is headed to the Rangers, I’ll make an exception.

This makes no sense on so many different levels it’s difficult to know where to start. But let’s start with some simple math:

continued

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Cancer Will Change Blake

Blog: KK Hockey By Alanah McGinley

From Scott Morrison at CBC,

Every now and then, reality intrudes in to the world of fun and games, offering us a reminder that professional athletes are really no different than the rest of us.

They laugh, they cry and, sadly, they get sick.

Just like the rest of us.

The latest reminder of how some times we forget, in all the excitement of the games, in all the angst over the winning and losing, that the players are just people, too, came in the troubling news Monday that Maple Leafs winger Jason Blake has been diagnosed with cancer.

continued…

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Expansion In Europe - It Could Happen

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Al Strachan at Fox Sports,

There is no doubt that the NHL would like to get into Europe, but there’s also no doubt that at the moment, it’s just not feasible.

There is, however, faint hope on the horizon. Aeronautical engineers say that we’re not that far away from flights that escape the earth’s atmosphere.

In other words, the plane would go so high that it would escape most of the earth’s gravitational pull. While it’s up, the earth would turn and then the plane would come down on the other side of the ocean. In theory, this would reduce the length of a transcontinental flight to two hours.

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All Nicklas Backstrom

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from USA TODAY,

What kind of transition do you expect to the NHL?

Backstrom: I have to get used to the smaller rink. I feel better and better, but in the beginning it was tougher than I thought. But I’m playing with good players, so that will make it easier for me. I just have to work on my skating and getting a little quicker, but it’ll be good.

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NHL Stars Of The Week

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from NHL.com,

Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny, New York Islanders center Mike Comrie and Nashville Predators goaltender Chris Mason have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending October 7.

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Early Reviews

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Scott Burnside at ESPN,

So, now that the games are counting, here are some conclusions (or should we call them mini-conclusions) that can be drawn….

Yes, it’s painfully early, but the play of netminding “savior” Tomas Vokoun in Florida has been just that—painful—as the Panthers are off to a 0-2 start. Vokoun has allowed nine goals on 49 shots. For those keeping score at home, it translates to a 4.54 goals-against average and .816 save percentage.

more observations…

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NHL Network Launch Information In The USA

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

note: additional information added at bottom of post at 1:32pm…

NEW YORK (October 8, 2007) – NHL Network, the first national network dedicated entirely to hockey, is being launched in the United States, beginning this month, through carriage agreements with Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH Network and Time Warner Cable. Based on the carriage arrangements, NHL Network will be accessible to 75 million homes.

NHL Network, which launched in Canada in 2001, gives viewers unprecedented 24-hour access to the most comprehensive hockey coverage, both on and off the ice. NHL Network will broadcast 50 live regular-season games in addition to classic games, documentaries, instructional shows, highlights and more.

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