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Webcast Issue

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The Flyers and Capitals played against each other tonight and both teams planned to webcast the game... However... from the Phildadelphia Flyers,

The following statements were issued regarding tonight’s planned webcast of the Philadelphia Flyers vs. Washington Capitals game: “Unfortunately, there were some technical difficulties that hindered our efforts to broadcast our game versus the Washington Capitals on the internet tonight,” said Flyers Vice President of Marketing and Communications Shawn Tilger. “We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience to those that were anticipating watching our game online.” “It is with great disappointment that B2 Networks was not able to broadcast tonight’s Flyers-Capitals game,” said Greg P. Bell, B2 Networks Owner and CEO. “Our company has always stood behind its product and will work harder to improve the science of broadband broadcasting.”
On the Caps home page...
B2 Networks has cancelled the broadcast due to technical issues.
added 9:46pm, During the first period, Ovechkin got into it!

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Niittymaki Suffers Torn Labrum

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via TSN,

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Antero Niittymaki suffered a torn labrum in his left hip during Tuesday's morning practice. "Antero Niittymaki tore the labrum in his left hip today at the morning skate," said Flyers GM Bobby Clarke. "The MRI shows that there is a tear and the MRI will be sent overnight to Dr. Thomas Byrd in Nashville, Tennessee. We won't know if surgery is necessary until tomorrow afternoon. If surgery is necessary, it will be six to eight weeks before he is back playing."

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XM Alert- Future Hall Of Famers

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Future Hall of Famer Day on Home Ice XM radio tomorrow. Steve Yzerman scheduled for 8:30am ET on Hockey This Morning and Brett Hull at 2:05pm ET on Power Play. Home Ice can be found on station 204 on your XM radio. On a side note, I would be interested in how many KK members and guests have XM service? Pass on your experience to fellow hockey fans. I am sure the hockey talk is starting to pick up!

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Spector-Man To The Rescue

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from Spector at his Fox Sports blog,

As "D-Day" fast approaches for New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello to pare down his payroll to get under the $44 million salary cap, some wild speculation is turning up in cyberspace as to his potential moves. Lots involve Vladimir Malakhov getting shopped somewhere since it's quite likely Alexander Mogilny's salary will be written off owing to his injury status. There may be some plausibility in the Malakhov rumors, after all, he doesn't want to play for the Devils, but that doesn't necessarily mean he doesn't want to return to the NHL. Those aren't the stupid rumors. The stupid one once again involves Scott Gomez and the Calgary Flames, which I shot down several weeks ago. Sadly, that one has once again reared its ugly head, with some rumormongers suggesting Gomez would get traded to the Flames for picks and prospects.
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Laying It On The Line

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from Loose Change at the Hockey News,

So, do you have an extra $100 you can part with? Need some advice on who you should bet on to win it all this year? Why ask Mistress Cleo? Our advice is just unreliable and hell of a lot cheaper… 2007 Stanley Cup Odds Detroit Red Wings 6-1 A good bet if: Dominik Hasek can do what Yogi Bear couldn’t; that is, live a whole year without a Boo Boo.
read on

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Sabres Knocking On The Door

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from Fox Sports,

The Sabres will once again finish a season without one of the top snipers in the league at the conclusion of the 2006-07 campaign, but that doesn't mean this team won't be successful. Like last year, expect this team to have balanced scoring up and down the lineup, with a new hero emerging almost every night.... The health of two key players, Tim Connolly and Teppo Numminen, may also be a concern during the year. Connolly (16 G, 39 A in 63 games) is still not fully recovered from a concussion he suffered last season and Numminen underwent off-season surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat. If either or both of these players can't aren't ready for the 2006-07 season, the Sabres may have to unload Biron to bring back a replacement or replacements. Where they'll finish Division: First Conference: Second
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The Value Of The Backup Goalie

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from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,

Question: What should be the going rate for a National Hockey League back-up goalie, an experienced hand, with a strong dressing room presence and great leadership ability? Is $1.6 million per season too much in the new NHL? Yes? Then how about $800,000? It is a decision that a handful of NHL teams will need to ponder in the weeks ahead, following the Tampa Bay Lightning's decision to put goaltender Sean Burke on waivers over the weekend.
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No More “New”

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I blogged about it today at NHL.com, I have used it, and Buccigross just used it too. I promise never to use it again. The "New" NHL is history in my book. How about "improved", "better" or nothing at all? Suggestions are encouraged!

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Too Much Sun For Bucci

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from John Buccigross (remember him) of ESPN,

Thank God, hockey is back. One new twist to this season's preview columns will be a player point projection. Last year I received a Nobel Prize for my Sidney Crosby preseason point projection.... Tampa Bay Lightning I'm going to jump back on this bandwagon for the 2006-07 season. His time in Columbus should only help goaltender Marc Denis. He will play with a very good team in front of him that should have received a dose of humility last season. There is no logical reason why Martin St. Louis went from 94 points to 61 in the "new" NHL.
just go... John will explain...and anyone else have an Uncle Kenny?...

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Don’t Forget What Was Learned

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from Scott Burnside of ESPN,

The biggest fear for hockey people heading into this season is that they'll wake up on Oct. 4 and find out that they're like Pam Ewing on the old television show Dallas, that all the good that was accomplished last season was a big dream. Only it won't be Bobby Ewing coming out of the shower, it'll be Jacques Lemaire and he'll be wrapped in the neutral-zone trap. AAAAARRRRGGGHHH! The genesis of this fear is the understanding that last year was but one step down a long road toward Hockey Shangri-La.
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