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A Day Late and a Dollar Short… Happy Birthday Geno!

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How selfish of me.

I spent the last week enjoying all that the summer has to offer, taking in several different concerts in and around the Pittsburgh area such as Exodus, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Motley Crue, Poison, U2, Kingdom of Sorrow, Megadeth, Godsmack, Disturbed and even managed to give Dave Mustaine a Penguins jersey in the process (but that will be a story for another day).

 

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  Tags: art+ross+trophy, conn+smythe+trophy, evgeni+malkin, magnitogorsk, mario+lemieux, sidney+crosby

Zetterberg the New Yzerman

From Dave Waddell at Canwest via the National Post

Johan Franzen, also a Conn Smythe candidate, said people don’t realize how ultra competitive Zetterberg is even in off-ice pursuits.

“He’s one of a kind competing that hard in both ends,” Franzen said. “I can’t come up with anyone (comparable).”

Chris Chelios can.

The veteran defenceman said Zetterberg’s playoff performance reminded him very much of retired Wings captain Steve Yzerman.

“I’d have to think, but Yzerman is the only one,” Chelios said.

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  Tags: chris+chelios, conn+smythe+trophy, henrik+zetterberg, steve+yzerman

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