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– John Fischer of inlouwetrust.blogspot.com suggests that Jari Viukhola might crack the Devils roster out of training camp as a wild card on the team’s 4th line. Viukhola had 12 goals, and 17 assists for Karpat of the Finnish Elite League last season.
– Toronto Maple Leafs top prospect Nikolai Kulemin (#44/2006) will play another season for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Russian Super League and will aim to improve on his impressive totals from last year (39 points in 53 games) Read the interview found on http://www.russianprospects.com/
-Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie discusses the upcoming NHL season opener in London, England on September 29 between the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks and the impact it might have on future endeavours across the continent. McKenzie suggests NHL games in Sweden, Czech Republic and Germany are in the works.
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