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RDS Streaming All Montreal Regular Season Games

via Mike Boone at Habs Inside/Out,

RDS will offer streaming – and, on the nights Michel Bergeron is working, screaming – versions of all 82 regular-season Canadiens telecasts.

It will cost $2.99 per game or $20 a month or a still-to-be-announced price for the full season.

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Afternoon Line

“I’ll be honest with you, I’m out of my mind already because I’m not preparing the team,” he said Thursday. “That’s all I know how to do. That’s all I want to do is prepare a hockey team. It’s tough now that I’m not doing that.”

-John Tortorella and you can read more from John at Lightning Strikes…

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TSN Adds Tortorella & Ferraro

As expected….

from TSN,

TSN has added two big names to its roster with NHL coach John Tortorella and 18-year NHLer Ray Ferraro joining NHL on TSN for the 2008-09 season.

Tortorella moves directly from behind an NHL bench into the TSN studio, making his broadcast debut as part of the NHL on TSN panel for 60 games, including weekly appearances on TSN’s marquee Wednesday Night Hockey telecasts.  The 16-year NHL coaching veteran and 2004 Jack Adams Trophy winner will appear alongside studio host James Duthie and Hockey Insiders Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger.

Ferraro will work approximately 30 games as a game analyst, making his NHL on TSN debut in the broadcast booth October 14…

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  Tags: ohn+tortorella, ray+ferraro, tsn

Looking for Mike?

A week or so ago, Mike Chen’s blog exploded. Today he’s “kinda” got it back up and running and since many of his readers have been referred here for updates, we figured we should pass the word.

Incidentally, you’ll remember another suicidal blog incident a couple weeks ago and bad things are supposed to come in 3’s, right? 

Time for everyone to get paranoid.

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Dreger Will Host Leafs Lunch

via AM640 in Toronto,

TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger has signed on as the new full-time host of Leafs Lunch!

Darren is the TSN Hockey Insider on the network’s NHL and international hockey coverage. He is a Gemini Award nominee and has been selected twice by The Hockey News as one of the game’s 100 most powerful and influential people.

Listen to Leafs Lunch with Darren Dreger TODAY from Noon - 1pm.

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  Tags: darren+dreger

CBSC Makes The Right Decision

from Broadcaster Magazine,

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council today released its decision concerning the broadcast of hockey fights during the sports news program Sportsnet Connected on specialty service Sportsnet East. The CBSC concluded that showing hockey fights during game highlights and updates did not promote or exploit violence.

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This is a follow-up of this story from two weeks ago.

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Better Things To Do

from Stu Hackel of Slap Shot at the New York Times,

Oh, and have you heard the latest heap being shoveled by the gossip-mongering character Eklund? He’s got info that the Rangers will trade Scott Gomez to the Canucks to clear cap space so they can sign Sundin. “This source is a source I very much trust,” he writes. “Of course, Mats still has to come to play.”...

Staggering what some people will post in their blogs.

Hey, it’s summer. It’ll make you watch water polo on TV, and make you believe Eklund. You can probably do better things with your time.

more from Stu and some real topics too…

Stu must have caught the blog sometime today, because in the same blog last night Dwayne had Robert Lang signing with the Canadiens if Sundin decided to go elsewhere.  Of course, after being blasted about Lang signing with the Canadiens (he is under contract with the Blackhawks), he deleted that portion and changed it around. 

But of course, this is the norm for Dwayne, it happens on numerous occasions and to think of it- Dwayne tried to get me to join a professional bloggers association with him.!

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Greatest Photos In Hockey History

Check out Greatest Hockey Legends for some of the great hockey pictures.

Joe Pelletier is doing a countdown and is now on #12 and I have yet to see the below picture.  I wonder if it will make Joe’s list?

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Another One Goes Down

I just received an email from Mike Chen,

My server experienced a “total system failure of the primary server and a corruption of the mirror” so I’m gonna be down for a day or two. Fortunately, it’s the middle of August and the weekend, so it’s probably the best time for that to happen!

So if you have been attempting to visit his site, you know why you are getting a domain default page.

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Canucks Hold Blogger Contest

from VancouverCanucks.com,

Canucks.com is looking for the next featured blogger. Do you have what it takes?...

This week’s theme: The game you’re most looking forward to this season.

Read the two entries below and vote for your favourite.

From Eric Southward, It seems like “everyone and their dog” has a blog these days. I mean, if Spector can become a hockey authority from his mom’s basement, then hell! What’s next: TSN’s most accurate hockey prognosticator is going to be a female monkey?!

read on and let your vote be heard. FYI Eric, you should get your ‘facts’ straight!

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