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1. Cujo has signed with the Calgary Flames.
2. Marc Savard will take Dany Heatley’s place at the All-Star Game.
3. Pierre Lebrun suggests that everyone should be happy with Alex Ovechkin’s deal.
4. Gilbert Brule is itching to get back to the NHL.
5. Rookies are getting big minutes with the Phoenix Coyotes.
6. Stuck in Ovechkin’s shadow, Mike Green is blossoming into a star.
7. Interesting story on John Paris, Jr.
8. Scott Burnside writes that the inaction of the Leafs’ management is hurting the team. Also hurting the Leafs: They are the Leafs.
9. The Hot or Not List from the CHL.
10. Inside College Hockey gives us their Weekly Power Rankings.
11.Al Strachan tells us that Craig Leipold’s ownership will be bad for the State of Hockey. If the fans see enough Lemaire coached games, they will be too drowsy to notice.
12. Leafs mania (Leafaplacia, Leafonoma, Leafitis???) has spread to Calgary, as Eric Duhatschek writes another hand wringing on what to do with the Buds.
13. The cure for Leafs overload has arrived. A story on Women’s College Hockey in Canada.
14. The Norfolk Admirals painted their ice pink in an effort to support breast cancer awareness. Shit. One more pink thing my wife will now want for our house.
15. Donn Clark has been fired as the GM of the Prince Albert Raiders.
16. The UND Fighting Sioux men’s hockey team has received a commitment from a 15 year old defenseman. Tomorrow’s Prospect Pulse will feature a few notes about Clarke and some other standouts from this weekend’s tournament.
17. Rick Tocchet is set to rejoin the Phoenix Coyotes on February 7th. I bet he really helps the team.
18. Gaborik, Garon and Hartnell are the NHL’s 3 stars of the week.
19. Darren Dreger suggests Doug Gilmour for curing what ails the Leafs. Nothing helps a shitty Leafs team more than old Leafs.
20. Fanhouse surmises that Brad Isbister won’t be with the Canucks for much longer.
21. The AHL fight o’ the week. I haven’t been hit that hard since I forgot to Tivo Project Runway.
22. An interesting history lesson on Glenn Hall.
23. The Philadelphia Phantoms may be leaving the city of brotherly love.
24. Mike Brophy does not see the Sharks as legitimate contenders. Maybe not, but they feature some of the best dancers on Broadway.
25. Adam Proteau discusses the stories that made headlines last week.