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European Update: Read Breaks Goalless Drought

So, let me get this straight, the NHL and NHLPA went to mediation for 48 hours, and that’s it? Great, this is working out real well. Latest edition of your European update begins…NOW!   Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Read breaks out of his goalless drought (3 games) and lights the lamp. Games Played: 2. Goals: 1. Assists: 1. Points: 2 Nicklas Grossmann (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Why you heff to leave, Grossmannnnn? Games Played: 1. Goals: 0. Assists: 0. Points: 0. Danny Briere (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany) – There’s the Danny B. we know and …

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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Leino Trade v. Giroux Extension and Gagne Trade v. Shelley Signing

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …

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Trenton Update: 11/23-11/29

The Trenton Titans lost two of their three games this week, as their record dropped to 7-9-1 to put them two points ahead of both the Wheeling Nailers and Evansville IceMen, who are in last place in the Eastern Conference. The Titans played both squads below them in the Eastern Conference standings this week and went 1-1-0. Despite being ranked so low in the conference a pair of wins this week can help Trenton gain ground, as they play a team that is sixth in the standings, but only four points ahead of them. The Titans’ lone win of the …

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Homer Do’s and Doh’s: Pitkanen Trade v. Briere Signing and Pronger Trade v. Leighton Extension

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …

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CBA Chatter

  Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Well, the Feds are involved but there is still no resolution to the lockout. Maybe today will be our lucky day. [ESPN- Katie Strang] [Toronto Sun] [The Hockey News] That’s all for now. This lockout sucks.