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St. Louis Returns

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via the AP,

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis was back in the lineup for Thursday night's game against the New York Islanders less than a week after fracturing a bone near the tip of his left ring finger. It was first thought St. Louis, who sat out two games, would miss two to four weeks. The 2004 NHL MVP also damaged his nail bed after being hit in the hand by defenseman Darryl Sydor's shot in practice last Sunday.

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Yo Nash, I’m Sergei

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from the Cp via NHL.com,

Sergei Fedorov had to ask someone Thursday whether the big guy standing nearby was indeed Rick Nash. Once he got the affirmative, he went ahead and stretched out a hand to the young Columbus Blue Jackets star. "I didn't recognize him at first," Fedorov said in a phone interview. "But I finally asked the trainer: 'Is that Rick Nash?' Then I went over and introduced myself."

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Emrick’s Observations

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via NHL.com, Doc takes us (wil open wmp audio) around the NHL on a weekly basis.

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Brodeur Added To Competition Committee

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from NHL.com,

New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has been named to the Competition Committee, the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association announced today. "I am excited to be a part of the Competition Committee since it plays such an important role in the future of the NHL," Brodeur said. "I look forward to representing the goalie fraternity as part of my role."

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Theodore Nursing Groin Strain

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via TSN & RDS,

TSN's sister station in Quebec RDS reports that Montreal Canadiens netminder Jose Theodore is nursing a groin injury and may not play Friday when the Habs visit the New Jersey Devils. According to the French-language network, Theodore experienced the discomfort in a Nov. 8 game against Tampa Bay and it bothered him to the point that he did not start Tuesday's game against the Florida Panthers.
Plus a full detailed article on all of the injuries NHL players are experiencing.

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Fantastic Phaneuf

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from Sports Net,

It's not Crosby or Ovechkin keeping Dion Phaneuf from Calder consideration, it's the league schedule. Circle December 3 on your schedule. Calgary Flames at Pittsburgh Penguins. Huh, you say? Let me clarify it for you: Dion Phaneuf vs Sydney Crosby. The battle for the Calder Trophy. Yes, I've heard of Alexander Ovechkin. Fun to watch. Nicely skilled. Playing on a team that's a work in progress. Alexander you're third, get over it. It's Crosby, he of the hype ... he of the big promotional contracts ... he of the astonishing skill. Dion Phaneuf however, I am here to say is a better player. We'll find out December 3 when they go head-to-head.

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More Bad News For Blues

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St. Louis Blues defenceman Eric Brewer has a separation of the AC joint in his right shoulder and has been added to the Blues' injured reserve list, effective Wednesday, for an estimated 4-8 weeks.

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Dump The Morning Skate

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from Terry Frei of ESPN,

It's the single stupidest thing in hockey -- except, perhaps, for Sean Avery's mouth. It's outdated, unnecessary and counterproductive. The first coach to have the pucks to junk the ridiculous ritual will give his team an immediate advantage. The reason it will take such pucks is that it would provide one more outlet for second-guessing a coach if and when things don't go well. But it still would be the right thing to do.

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Change The Playoff Format

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from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,

"There was a lot of talk (about an expanded playoff format)," said Shanahan, "but we couldn't schedule it because of arena availability." Under the proposal that his committee considered, the top six teams in each conference would automatically qualify for the playoffs, while the seventh-to-10th placed teams would compete in a best-of-three preliminary round, with the winners advancing to the main playoff round. The idea of a "play-in" round was adopted by the NCAA years ago to allow a 65th team to qualify for the 64-team tournament. According to Shanahan, an expanded playoff pool would enhance the playoff races on three different levels.

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CBA Pool Increase By $8 Million

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The Charest government is reportedly ready to give the Montreal Canadiens a big gift. La Presse reports that after numerous requests from the hockey team, the Quebec government has decided to cancel the $8-million annual property tax on the Bell Centre. The City of Montreal will reportedly be given the okay to sidestep its charter and apply a special property tax for the Bell Centre. The city has reportedly been told that it will not lose out in the deal; the money will come from Quebec's Treasury Board. Finance Minister Michel Audet tells the paper that the idea is to bring the Bell Centre's taxation level on par with what other NHL teams pay for their arenas.

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