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Trade Staal Now

from Mark Madden of the Beaver County Times,

It’s too early to complain, but…

Crosby doesn’t have any quality wingers.

Actually, it’s not too early to complain about that, or to do something about it….

Penguins GM Ray Shero should trade Jordan Staal for some quality help at wing, and do it sooner, not later. Staal, 20, is a major talent with tons of potential. He plays hard two-way hockey and does everything he’s asked. Staal could play for my team any day.

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  Tags: jordan+staal

Alexei Cherepanov Dies During KHL Game

from TSN,

New York Ranger prospect Alexei Cherepanov collapsed on the bench at or near the end of Omsk’s Kontinental Hockey League game and died a short time later.

According to reports, medical personnel attempted to revive him.

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added 3:52pm, The Alex Ovejtkin blog translates a story from Russia,

The young forward unexpectedly collided with his teammate during the line change. Soon after a 19-year-old hockey player’s heart stopped, and he was sent to the resuscitation.

added 4:03pm, from Larry Brooks of the NY Post,

According to initial reports, Cherepanov collapsed on the bench after suffering a heart attack and was unable to be resuscitated. There was, apparently, no ambulance on hand at the rink at the time of Cherepanov’s collapse as Omsk played Vityav Chekhov in the Moscow Region. Resuscitation efforts were conducted in the parking lot.

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added 4:17pm, via Puck Daddy,

Dmitry Chesnokov of SovSport, who writes:

Cherepanov is dead. He collapsed on the bench on the 18th minute of the third period in the game against Vityaz Chekhov after a collision with Jaromir Jagr [his teammate on Omsk in the KHL]. He went to the bench and his heart stopped. He was taken to the emergency room at a local hospital where the best doctors in town worked for about an hour trying to resuscitate him.

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added 8:36pm, Video of Cherepanov receiving treatment on the bench can be found here.

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  Tags: alexei+cherepanov

Ryan Hollweg Back At It

Hollweg returns from suspension and promplty hits Alex Pietrangelo of the Blues from behind, 5 minute major and a game.  I do believe an automatic suspension comes with it, possibly three games.

added video at 4:42pm...

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  Tags: alex+pietrangelo, ryan+hollweg

Hit The Apple Jeff

The Flyers Jeff Carter takes some ‘shots’ at Maxim.  Watch the video below…

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Report- Jack Johnson Could Miss Three Months

via TSN,

Sources tell TSN that L.A. King defenceman Jack Johnson is likely to miss as much as three months as a result of what appeared to be an arm injury suffered in last night’s loss to the San Jose Sharks.

Also, NHL Live citing TSN, states Kyle McLaren has been put on re-entry waivers by the Sharks.

added 309pm, Inside the King confirms, shoulder surgery for Johnson.

added 3:11pm, According to David Pollak of Working the Corners, McLaren is not on re-entry waivers, just standard waivers for the second time.

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  Tags: jack+johnson

Quincey Claimed By Kings

from Bruce MacLeod of Red Wings Corner,

Defenseman Kyle Quincey was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Kings, today. General manager Ken Holland said that the Red Wings don’t have immediate plans to add a player to their roster. Without Quincey, the Wings still don’t have enough cap room to fit a higher salaried played like Jonathan Ericsson or Ville Leino under the cap. There is enough room, however, for Darren McCarty, who practiced for the first time today since being sidelined with a groin strain.

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  Tags: kyle+quincey

Liking The Canucks

from E.J. Hradek of ESPN,

When healthy, the Canucks have a top-5 defense. In goal, they have “The Captain,” Luongo, who figures to be better than he was last season.

I wanted to hate the Canucks because I don’t like it when ownership does goofy things that set their franchise backward, especially in a hockey-crazy place like Vancouver. Luckily, the new GM has inherited a pretty good group from the old GM.

I like the Canucks (much more than I thought I would).

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Bruins Trade Alberts To Philly

via Bruins Blog at the Boston Globe,

Andrew Alberts has been traded to Philadelphia for Ned Lukacevic and a conditional 2009 fourth-round pick. If Alberts re-signs with Philly, the fourth-rounder becomes a third-round pick.

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  Tags: andrew+alberts

Three Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (October 13, 2008) – Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin, Florida Panthers left wing David Booth and New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending October 12.

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  Tags: daniel+sedin, david+booth, martin+brodeur

Fedorov Appears To Be A Dman Tonight

from Tarik El-Bashir of Capitals Insider,

Coach Bruce Boudreau appears to have changed things up. Sergei Fedorov is wearing a black jersey this morning and he’s working with the defensemen. Michael Nylander, meantime, has replaced him as the second line center, while Boyd Gordon is centering the third line.

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  Tags: sergei+fedorov

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